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BJA Releases Second Chance Act Technology Career Training Funding Opportunity

February 4, 2013

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The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) has announced its Second Chance Act Technology Careers Training Program for Incarcerated Adults and Juveniles funding opportunity. Programs funded under the Second Chance Act of 2007 facilitate successful reentry and promote public safety. Successful applicants will provide career training in technology-based fields to confined youth and/or adults 6 to 18 months prior to their release from confinement. Examples of technology-based fields include green technology-related projects, wireless and broadband deployment, and computer science and programming.

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on March 11, 2013.


Read the full announcement for further information, including eligibility criteria, application deadline, and review process.

Learn more about BJA’s implementation of Second Chance Act initiatives and read answers to frequently asked questions.

Visit the National Reentry Resource Center, which the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention oversees in conjunction with BJA.

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