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ERIC Number: ED014352
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Feb-28
Pages: 571
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LANE COUNTY YOUTH PROJECT. FINAL REPORT.
BREWER, EDGAR W.; AND OTHERS
A GROUP OF LANE COUNTY, OREGON, CITIZENS WHO WERE CONCERNED ABOUT JUVENILE DELINQUENCY BANDED TOGETHER IN 1962 TO ESTABLISH THE LANE COUNTY YOUTH PROJECT (LCYP). THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF LCYP WAS TO PLAN A MAJOR DEMONSTRATION PROJECT AIMED AT THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF DELINQUENCY AND RELATED YOUTH PROBLEMS IN BOTH RURAL AND SMALL CITY SETTINGS. AN EIGHTEEN-MONTH FEDERAL GRANT WAS AWARDED THE ORGANIZATION BEGINNING IN AUGUST, 1962. AFTER THIS PLANNING PERIOD, IN FEBRUARY, 1964, THE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAMS WERE BEGUN AND INCLUDED THE FOLLOWING MAJOR AREAS--EDUCATION, YOUTH EMPLOYMENT, COMMUNITY AGENCIES, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, TRAINING, RESEARCH, AND EVALUATION. AT THE END OF 1966, THE WRITERS OF THE FINAL REPORT STATED THAT THE MAJOR CONCLUSION RESULTING FROM THE PROJECT WAS,"COMPREHENSIVE ACTION PROGRAMS REQUIRE PROGRAM COHERENCE IN THE ORGANIZATION OF COMPONENTS AND OF A THEORETICAL FRAME OF REFERENCE." OTHER CONCLUSIONS INCLUDED THE FOLLOWING FOCI--(1) FOCUS ON ADEQUATE PLANNING, (2) FOCUS ON COMPREHENSIVENESS, (3) FOCUS ON REINTEGRATION OF DEVIANT ADOLESCENTS, (4) FOCUS ON CHANGE OF ECONOMIC INSTITUTIONS, (5) FOCUS ON TRAINING, AND (6) FOCUS ON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT. (ES)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
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