H.R.2616 - Securing American Families by Educating and Training Youth (SAFETY) Through Nonviolence Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] (Introduced 05/21/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||10/22/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2616 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/21/2009)
Securing American Families by Educating and Training Youth (SAFETY) Through Nonviolence Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Attorney General to award grants to state or local governments, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, and faith-based entities to prevent or alleviate the effects of community violence by educating, mentoring, and counseling youth regarding the principles and application of nonviolence in conflict resolution.
Gives grant priority to applicants that agree to use the funds in communities experiencing an increase in violence, but lacking the resources to address violence prevention.