Request for Proposals to Evaluate Programs to Increase Access to Services for Survivors of Crime

Posted on October 11, 2017

  Deadline to submit questions: Friday, October 27, 2017 Deadline to submit proposals: Friday, December 22, 2017 The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is requesting proposals to evaluate five of the programs funded under the Increase Access to Services for Survivors of Crime initiative. These programs aim to increase access to services for survivors of crime, particularly those from underserved groups, which may in ...

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Request for Proposals to Evaluate Family and Youth Development Programs

Posted on October 11, 2017

  Deadline to submit questions: Friday, October 27, 2017 Deadline to submit proposals: Friday, December 22, 2017 The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is requesting proposals to evaluate four of the programs funded under the Family and Youth Development (FYD) Programs initiative. These FYD programs aim to expand the capacity of and/or implement family and youth development programs for populations at elevated risk ...

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Request for Proposals to Evaluate Youth Opportunity Hubs

Posted on October 11, 2017

  Deadline to submit questions: Friday, November 3, 2017 Deadline to submit proposals: Thursday, December 28, 2017 The New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is requesting proposals to evaluate the programs funded under the Youth Opportunity Hubs initiative. The five Youth Opportunity Hubs deliver holistic, wraparound supports and opportunities to young people, increase coordination among social service providers in the ...

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Programs for Foster Youth Transitioning to Adulthood

Posted on October 10, 2017

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., awarded $3,750,000 to enhance and expand innovative programs for youth who are transitioning out of the foster care system. Those who age out of foster care without a permanent family arrangement are at significantly elevated risk of criminal justice system involvement and other negative life outcomes. Recognizing that investments in remedial education and pathways to employment best equip this ...

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DA Vance Invests $3.75 Million to Support Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Posted on October 5, 2017

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the investment of $3,750,000 to enhance and expand innovative programs for youth who are transitioning out of the foster care system. The three-year grants awarded to The Door and Graham Windham are expected to serve approximately 500 New Yorkers ages 16- to 24-years-old each year. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is providing these grants through its Criminal Justice ...

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Governor Cuomo and Manhattan District Attorney Vance Announce Award Recipients of $7.3 Million Investment in College-Level Education and Reentry Services for New York State Prisons

Posted on August 7, 2017

Investment will Create More than 2,500 Seats for College-in-Prison Reentry Program over Five Years at 17 New York State Correctional Facilities Seven New York State Colleges and Universities Win Competition Funded through Manhattan DA's Office Criminal Justice Investment Initiative Reducing Criminal Behavior through College-Level Educational Programs at Prisons is Part of Governor Cuomo’s Right Priorities Initiative Governor Andrew M. ...

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College-in-Prison Reentry Programs

Posted on August 7, 2017

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. announced the award of $7.3 million to fund educational programming and reentry services at 17 New York State prisons over the next five years. It will create more than 2,500 seats for college-level education and training for incarcerated New Yorkers in 17 correctional facilities. This program will significantly increase the likelihood of successful reentry into the ...

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Reentry Innovation Challenge Advances to Stage 2

Posted on August 2, 2017

In July 2017, as part of the Reentry Innovation Challenge, a subset of applicants were selected to advance to stage 2 of the challenge. These applicants were asked to develop and submit full proposals by August 25, 2017.  The Reentry Innovation Challenge seeks to support the development and contribution of new evidence to the field of “what works” in reentry. The Manhattan District Attorney's Office is especially interested in identifying ...

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Early Diversion Programs

Posted on June 30, 2017

District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., awarded grants to three organizations to create early diversion programs that provide participants with opportunities to avoid prosecution and an arrest record, while being held accountable in a community setting.

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District Attorney Vance to End Criminal Prosecution of Approximately 20,000 Low-Level, Non-Violent Misdemeanors Per Year

Posted on June 30, 2017

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced new justice reform initiatives that will end the criminal prosecution of approximately 20,000 low-level offenses annually. Beginning in September 2017, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office will no longer prosecute the overwhelming majority of individuals charged with Theft of Services for subway-related offenses, unless there is a demonstrated public safety reason to do so.

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