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U.S. Justice Department awards nearly $5.5 million to violence intervention groups in Baltimore

September 30, 2022

Three community-based organizations in Baltimore have been awarded nearly $5.5 million in federal grants for violence intervention efforts. The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs on Thursday announced grant awards totaling $100 million to help communities across the U.S. reduce gun crime and other serious violence. Department officials made the announcement during a visit to Baltimore. Amy L. Solomon, the office’s principal deputy assistant attorney general, announced local awards during a roundtable hosted by Roca Baltimore, one of recipients. The Black Mental Health Alliance for Education and Consultation and the Living Classrooms Foundation in Baltimore were also awarded.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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