HARRISBURG AWARDED FEDERAL BYRNE CRIMINAL JUSTICE INNOVATION GRANT FOR CAMP CURTIN NEIGHBORHOOD

Harrisburg – On Friday, April 22nd at 10:30 am, Tri County Community Action (TCCA) will announce the beginning of community outreach for the Byrne Grant with their partners The City of Harrisburg, Harrisburg Police Department, Camp Curtin YMCA, and Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs.

This $155,522 grant will launch a community initiative to reduce crime as part of a holistic neighborhood revitalization strategy. Harrisburg City was selected as one of only eleven sites in the country to receive this grant during this funding cycle. Grant partners will share the important aspects of the grant and opportunities for the community to be involved in creating a plan for their community.

Who:
Mayor Eric Papenfuse, City of Harrisburg
Chief Thomas Carter, Harrisburg Police Department
Jamien Harvey, Executive Director, Camp Curtin YMCA
Dr. Jonathan Lee, Professor, Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs
Jennifer Wintermyer, Executive Director, Tri County Community Action

When:
Friday, April 22, 2016 at 10:30 am.
Where:
Camp Curtin YMCA: 2135 N 6th St, Harrisburg, PA 17110

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