Gulf Coast Community Foundation Provides $15,000 Grant to Teen Court of Sarasota

The funds will support Teen Court's Criminal Justice Reform Initiative for youth.

By Staff April 30, 2021

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Gulf Coast Community Foundation has granted $15,000 in funding to Teen Court of Sarasota, Inc. The funds will be used to help reduce recidivism among high-need youth who are referred to Teen Court in lieu of an arrest.  Specifically, the grant will support the facilitation of Teen Court’s Camp X-RAYD (Examine the Reality of Your Decisions) program, which includes team building opportunities with law enforcement one Saturday a month. Sarasota County Teen Court services are available in Sarasota and at its satellite location in North Port and boast a 93 percent success rate.

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