The US Dept of Labor has just announced its annual REO grant opportunity for comprehensive reentry education, training and employment programs for youth and adults. Reentry Projects (RP-3) SUMMARY
FOA-ETA-19-01-A and FOA-ETA-19-01-YA
Department of Labor: Employment and Training Administration
DUE: April 25, 2019 4:00pm: Application Link A Prospective Applicant Webcast will be available on March 29, 2019 at https://reo.workforcegps.org/ Purpose and Program Design: Compr
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is accepting applications for the FY 2019 Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative grant program. The program aims to provide support to organizations as they strengthen and/or expand their existing mentoring activities with active chapters, sub-awardees, and/or other mentoring organizations. Mentoring activities include direct one-on-one, group, peer, or a combination of these types of
March 26, 2019, Morgan B. Cephas - The Philadelphia Inquirer A recent report from the Philadelphia Women’s Commission shows that as of July 2018, there were 453 women held in custody of the Philadelphia Prison Department. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) reports that nationwide, women are the fastest growing prison population, with majority of female prisoners incarcerated for non-violent offenses with an overwhelming number of them victims of sexual assault and the
February 15, 2019, John Wetzel - National Institute of Justice It sounds embarrassingly simple: Stop doing things that don’t work and do more of the things that do. Yet we blindly pour millions of dollars into corrections programs and practices without demanding improved outcomes like reduced violence or recidivism. When you consider the stakes of corrections work and the sheer volume of the lives we impact, I see basing decisions and policies on research as the only means to
March 25, 2019, Claudia De Palma - The Philadelphia Inquirer Poverty in Philadelphia is tenacious. Despite a growing population and economy, Philadelphia is still the poorest of the country’s 10 largest cities, with a poverty rate stuck at 26 percent. Any effort to solve this problem must include a class of Philadelphians who are often ignored: the city’s estimated 400,000 adult residents with criminal records. Finding living-wage employment is a critical step toward economic
The U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for the 2019 Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives program, which aims to generate knowledge on best practices in reentry initiatives and support the rigorous examination of innovative reentry initiatives, including those in rural communities. NIJ is interested in supporting evaluations of innovative reentry initiatives that focus on youth, young adults (aged 18-24)
The Deputy Managing Director of Criminal Justice and Public Safety oversees a cluster of agencies that deal directly with the criminal justice and public safety systems. The cabinet is designed to provide coordination between the Police Department (PPD), Fire Department (PFD), Prisons Department (PDP), Office of Emergency Management (OEM), and Department of Licenses & Inspections (L & I); and direct the Office of Criminal Justice (OCJ), the Office of Violence Prevention (OVP)
The Philadelphia Reentry Coalition is inviting nominations for our second annual Reentry Month Awards! These awards will recognize people and/or organizations in different categories, and be presented at the Reentry Celebration and Awards Ceremony during Reentry Month in June. PLEASE NOTE:
- Nominees must be living/working in the Philadelphia area.
- Please submit one form for each nomination you want to submit; you can submit as many nominations as you would like.