By Antonio R. Harvey | Observer Staff Writer

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The following is a list of community-based organizations in Sacramento that have programs for gang prevention and intervention in the city of Sacramento. 

Also listed is recommended funding for the groups that submitted Requests For Proposals to the Office of Violence Prevention and services areas where the programs are or will be performed. 

Academics 4 Athletes, $83,333 (Del Paso Heights)

Provides gang prevention services to approximately 125 high-risk youth by offering 16 one-hour sessions at four participating schools focused on deterring gang involvement and improving participant lives.

Brother 2 Brother Mentoring: U-Turn Mentoring Program, $250,000 (Valley Hi, Del Paso Heights, Oak Park) 

Provides gang prevention, intervention, and suppression services to approximately 50 high-risk, gang-involved, and heavily gang-involved individuals by offering enrollment into a mentoring program focused on reducing gun violence.

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Helping Our People Eat: Project Turnaround, $83,333 (Citywide)

Provides gang prevention, intervention, and suppression services to approximately 100 high-risk youth by offering a combination of life skills and cognitive development as well as workforce readiness and development services.

Impact Sac, $250,000 (Citywide)

Provides gang prevention and intervention services to approximately 50 high-risk youth by offering a combination of life skills and cognitive development, academic support and enrichment, as well as social justice services.

Neighborhood Wellness Foundation: Living Informed Free of Trauma (LIFT)ing Generations, $250,000 (Del Paso Heights, Strawberry Manors, Old North Sacramento).

Provides gang prevention and intervention services to approximately 80 high-risk and gang-involved individuals by offering a combination of life skills and cognitive development, academic support and enrichment, as well as social justice services focused on addressing the impacts of adverse childhood experiences on youth and adults.

Rose Family Creative Empowerment Center: South Sacramento Academic Success Program $83,333, (Valley Hi, Meadowview)

Provides gang prevention and intervention services to approximately 50 high-risk and gang-involved youth and their families who live in South Sacramento. 

It also offers mentoring, academic support, wraparound case management services, family engagement, and enrichment activities focused on disrupting the school to prison pipeline as well as improving the academic achievement of high-risk youth.