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SCRA Mini-Grants Spotlight: WRITE ON

WRITE ON: A Youth-Centered Writing Intervention to Promote Well Being

Edited by Kyrah K. Brown & Jasmine A. Douglas, Editors, SCRA Mini Grants Team

Founded in 2010, the SCRA Community Mini-Grants program supports small, time-sensitive community-based projects that are consistent with SCRA’s mission, principles and goals. We are excited to support the great work being done by SCRA members and their community partners; and we are happy to be able to highlight examples of this work to share with the GJCPP readership. In this spotlight, Chloe Greenbaum shares preliminary findings from an evaluation of a six week writing-based intervention that was piloted in youth detention facilities in New York. 


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Beyond Expectations: Collaborating to Bring out the Best in our Young People

Founded in 2010, the SCRA Community Mini-Grants program supports small, time-sensitive community-based projects that are consistent with SCRA’s mission, principles and goals. We are excited to support the great work being done by SCRA members and their community partners; and we are happy to be able to highlight examples of this work to share with the GJCPP readership. In this spotlight, Dr. He Len Chung and Laura Plishka provide a snapshot of their collaborative work with Beyond Expectations, Inc., supporting and evaluating a program designed for to assist vulnerable youth living in New Jersey gain career and employment skills, independent living skills, and media advocacy skills. The authors also share findings that show how this program impacted the youth and college students who were involved. 


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