The Bushwick Geographic Targeting Task Force Coalition…

Nancy Jacobs with Wendy Rowe, Heath Grant and Veronica Rivera (1999). The Bushwick Geographic Targeting Task Force Coalition Final Evaluation Report. New York, NY: Research and Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The Bushwick Geographic Targeting Task Force, Inc (BGTTF) began its work in 1990 as a CSAP-funded substance abuse committee of a community partnership funded by the New York Community Trust.  The BGTTF was anxious to transfer and institutionalize service components within additional communities. The goals were to develop a Latino leadership Institute to train youth in prevention and education relevant to ATOD, HIV/AIDS and violence, to…

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Fountain for Youth Evaluation Summary

Nancy Jacobs and Terri Jackson, with Brenda Vargas and Leah Namour (1998).  Fountain for Youth Evaluation Summary. New York, NY: Research and Evaluation Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The Fountain for Youth in New York City was established in October 1995 with a grant from the National Funding Collaborative on Violence Prevention.  The Fountain joined eleven other sites nationwide to address the crisis of violence and its consequences among young people in America. The initiative’s vision was the creation of healthy communities where youth are offered positive alternatives to violence. The initial goal was to develop a diverse…

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