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Grant targets youth domestic violence

The Governor’s Office has awarded the city of Phoenix Human Services Department a $122,000 grant to enhance its Phoenix Teen Violence Prevention (PTVP) program.

The Juvenile Accountability Block Grant will be used to provide domestic/dating violence education through community-based programs and in high schools. The grant runs through Dec. 31 and will provide funds for the instruction of an evidence-based curriculum that is in line with common core standards.

For more information about the Human Services Department, visit phoenix.gov/humanservices or call 602-262-6666.

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