At-risk Youth Recreation Grants Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 16 USCS § 2503 (d), [Title 16. Conservation; Chapter 45. Urban Park and Recreation Recovery Program] the term at-risk youth recreation grants means--

“(1) rehabilitation grants,

(2) innovation grants, or

(3) matching grants for continuing program support for programs of demonstrated value or success in providing constructive alternatives to youth at risk for engaging in criminal behavior, including grants for operating, or coordinating recreation programs and services;

in neighborhoods and communities with a high prevalence of crime, particularly violent crime or crime committed by youthful offenders; in addition to the purposes specified in subsection (b), rehabilitation grants referred to in paragraph (1) of this subsection may be used for the provision of lighting, emergency phones or other capital improvements which will improve the security of urban parks.”