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Developing a Jail Industry: A Workbook (NCJ 182506), Bureau of Justice Assistance, George Sexton, Rod Miller, Vic Jacobsen, August 2002. This resource offers a starting point for county officials, jail staff, and advisory committees interested in creating and/or improving a jail industry. This BJA Monograph emphasizes the value of the development process in creating and/or improving a jail industry by identifying six principles of success: building a strong foundation, learning from others, analyzing potential opposition, gaining support through participation, taking time to plan, and using all available resources. It also contains a workbook of specific ideas and guidance on a 15-component development process and lists potential benefits, obstacles, and opportunities of a jail industry.

Announcement:

Prison Industry Enhancement Certification Technical Assistance Program Solicitation Released
BJA is seeking applications for funding through the Prison Industry Enhancement Certification Technical Assistance Program. This program provides technical assistance to Prison Industry Enhancement Certification Program certificate holders and their cost accounting centers to enhance prison industry programs which assist incarcerated individuals in developing marketable skills that will increase their potential for rehabilitation and meaningful employment upon release. Applications are due June 28, 2016.

Funding:

Prison Industry Enhancement Certification Technical Assistance Program FY 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 06/28/2016, 11:59 PM
BJA is pleased to announce that it is seeking applicants for the Prison Industry Enhancement Certification Technical Assistance Program solicitation. This program furthers the Department’s mission by providing technical assistance to Prison Industry Enhancement Certification Program certificate holders and their cost accounting centers to enhance prison industry programs which assist incarcerated individuals in developing marketable skills that will increase their potential for rehabilitation and meaningful employment upon release.

Prison Industry Enhancement Certification Technical Assistance Program FY 2011 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 07/07/2011, 11:59 PM
This program provides technical assistance to Prison Industry Enhancement Certification Program certificate holders and their cost accounting centers to enhance prison industry programs.

Date Created: December 13, 2019