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The Office of Justice Programs has published their annual letter to all state governors. The 2019 PREA Letter to Governors outlines PREA compliance impacting fiscal year 2020.
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 hosted an informational webinar on April 10, 2019. A recording of the webinar was published on the PRC website.
Learn more about the FY 2019 site-based grant program.
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