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More Than $110 Million Awarded to Support Currently and Formerly Incarcerated Individuals

The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announced grant awards totaling more than $110 million to reduce recidivism and support adults and youth returning to their communities after confinement.

“These resources — and investments being made by agencies across the federal government — will help catalyze and bolster systemic solutions to address the substantial reentry needs felt by hundreds of thousands of people across the nation,” said Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Amy L. Solomon for OJP.

In FY 2021, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is providing $94 million to adult reentry and recidivism reduction programs. Among the BJA Second Chance Act awards highlighted in the Department of Justice press release are the following:

Additional BJA awards include:

View the press release to learn more.

Date Published: December 22, 2021