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Local Organizations To Receive Funding For Violence Intervention Programs

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Several organizations in Allegheny County will receive some of the $23 million in state funding for violence intervention and prevention programs.

CCAC will get $800,000 to develop a program to reduce gun violence among young people in our area.

Foundation of Hope will receive $1.3 million to set up a program designed to break the cycle of jail and gun violence.

And $150,000 will go to the Healthy Village Learning Institute in McKeesport for community outreach.

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