Kern County Superintendent of Schools

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Contact Information

1300 17th St
Fl 5
Bakersfield, CA 93301 - 4504
(661) 636-4487
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011

Executive Summary

The California Endowment and Kern County Superintendent of Schools propose a statewide partnership in which AmeriCorps Members mentor more than 2,000 disadvantaged youth in 14 low-income communities as part of an innovative health initiative. Of the youth living in these communities, 65-80% do not feel safe at school. AmeriCorps Members will deliver high-quality mentorships to reduce aggression and disciplinary actions in more than 1,000 youth, thereby reducing violent behaviors.

Award Information

Application ID: 11AC125258
CNCS Award Amount:
$600,000.00
CNCS Grant Number: 09ACHCA0010022
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