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Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting Inmates, and Safeguarding Communities FY 2019 Competitive Grant Announcement
The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the fiscal year 2019 site-based grant program, entitled Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting Inmates, and Safeguarding Communities. The purpose of this program is to assist confinement facilities and the agencies that oversee them in implementing prevention, identification, and response mechanisms that reduce the incidence of sexual abuse in these facilities, and to promote compliance with the PREA standards. Applications are due by May 22, 2019.
BJA will host an informational webinar on April 10, 2019 at 1:30 PM ET. Click here to register. A recording of the webinar will be published on the PRC website.
Learn more about the FY 2019 site-based grant program.
The PRC is participating in the upcoming American Correctional Association conference in Boston, MA from August 1-6, 2019:
- Protecting Transgender Inmates from Sexual Abuse: Implementing the PREA Standards and Building Cultural Competency Among Staff and Inmates
- Sunday, August 4, 2019, 10:00 - 11:30 am EST
- We Have Investigators, What Do You Mean We Didn't Meet the PREA Investigations Standards?
- Sunday, August 4, 2019, 2:30 - 4:00 pm EST