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Nearly $100 Million Awarded to Help Reduce Recidivism and Support Reentry

The Department of Justice announced grant awards totaling almost $100 million to reduce recidivism and support adults and youths in successfully returning to their communities after a period of confinement.

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Director Karhlton F. Moore made the announcement during an event in Brooklyn, New York.

“The safety of our communities greatly depends on the educational, employment, treatment and other opportunities we afford to all who come into contact with the justice system,” said Director Moore. “We are pleased to make these resources available to our state, local and Tribal partners so that they can continue the vital work of welcoming recently incarcerated individuals back into society and providing them the tools they need to succeed.”

Included among the awards announced are the following from BJA:

Read the press release to learn more about the awards.

Date Published: October 6, 2022