Through a cooperative agreement between BJA and Impact Justice

Demonstration Projects to Establish Zero-Tolerance Cultures for Sexual Assault Programs FY 2011

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The National Prison Rape Elimination Act Resource Center (PRC) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance hosted a webinar on June 27th, 2011 to outline a funding solicitation for state and local governments to implement demonstration projects that would eliminate sexual abuse in their prisons and jails. BJA explained the application process, and the PRC described the type of training and technical assistance resources they could offer to grantees once the PRC is fully operational. Applications were due July 7th, 2011 and in October 2011 BJA awarded demonstration grants to 18 sites.