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File #: 21-1052    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 5/26/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 6/7/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - Authorization for the City of Culver City to Serve as a Pass-Through Agency for Receiving State Funding of up to $4.5 Million Over Two Years for a Culver City Based Non-Profit Organization - New Earth Organization.
Attachments: 1. ATT_06_07_2021_A Letter from Senator Sydney K. Kamlager to State Senate Budget Committee.pdf
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CC - Authorization for the City of Culver City to Serve as a Pass-Through Agency for Receiving State Funding of up to $4.5 Million Over Two Years for a Culver City Based Non-Profit Organization - New Earth Organization.

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Meeting Date: June 7, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Onyx Jones/Finance

Phone Number: (310) 253-5640

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [X] No []

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [] Attachments: [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (06/01/2021)

Department Approval: Onyx Jones, Chief Financial Officer (06/01/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council authorize the City to serve as a pass-through agency for receiving state funding of up to $4.5 million over two years for a Culver City based non-profit organization - New Earth Organization.


BACKGROUND

New Earth Organization, a Culver City based non-profit organization which provides mentor-based arts, educational, and vocational programs to youth ages 13-25. On July 8th 2019, City Council adopted a resolution approving the City's participation in the youth reinvestment grant program through the State Agency, Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC). The grant amount was for $763,014 to be paid over a three-year period. The New Earth organization runs The Youth Reinvestment Grant Program for the City which targets youth ages 13 to 25 and who are at risk of entering the juvenile justice system or further involvement in the system. Diversion services provided under this grant need to be trauma-informed, evidence-based, culturally relevant, and developmentally appropriate.

New Earth partners with the Culver City Police Department to divert youth ages 13-17 to their center in Culver City prior to arrest and enroll them immediately in programs and men...

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