Reentry Employment Opportunities


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H-1B RTW Annoucement
U.S. Department of Labor Awards More Than $90 Million in Grants

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the awarding of $90,992,062 through two grant programs, Pathway Home and the Young Adult Reentry Partnership (YARP), focused on assisting justice-involved individuals in gaining meaningful employment. U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia traveled to Boston, Massachusetts, today to make the announcement with Pathway Home grant awardee Volunteers of America of Massachusetts.

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Posted On: 7/8/2020 12:43 PM

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DOJ to Fund Research on Juvenile Reoffending

This solicitation seeks proposals for rigorous research projects that improve measurement of juvenile reoffending. NIJ encourages applicants to submit proposals for studies that advance knowledge and understanding of juvenile reoffending and aid jurisdictions and juvenile justice agencies in measuring and using juvenile reoffending data appropriately in their efforts to identify priorities, develop responses, and monitor and assess policies and programs.

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Posted On: 5/5/2020 10:48 AM

Secretary Scalia Discusses Reentry and Reopening in Tennessee

In a roundtable discussion with leadership from grant recipient Knoxville Leadership Foundation and other community representatives, Secretary Scalia discussed effective strategies for supporting re-entry to the workforce of those leaving the criminal justice system. He also visited, with Congressman Tim Burchett (TN-2), the Knoxville Leadership Foundation’s KnoxWorx program, which helps individuals gain valuable training and credentials that lead to jobs. 

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Posted On: 7/20/2020 11:00 AM

Announcing an Opportunity To Become a National Youth Sports Strategy Champion

On behalf of HHS, ODPHP leads the development and implementation of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans and the Start Printed Page 36410National Youth Sports Strategy (NYSS) and manages the PCSFN. The PCSFN is the only federal advisory committee focused solely on the promotion of physical activity, fitness, sports, and nutrition.

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Posted On: 6/16/2020 10:09 AM

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Collaborating for Successful Reentry: A Practical Guide to Support Justice-Involved Youth

This guide from the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, produced with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, teaches juvenile justice and social service professionals about supporting youth who are reentering the community after confinement or a court-ordered out-of-home placement.  

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Posted On: 5/29/2019 9:41 AM

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) High Growth and Emerging Industries (HGEI) Grantees Orientation Conference Call

WASHINGTON, DC – With the belief that a second chance can change a person’s life, the U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of more than $85.5 million in grants to assist individuals now or once involved in the criminal justice system to secure employment in their communities.

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Posted On: 6/24/2021 10:01 AM

Opportunity to Expand One-Stop Network
Young Adult Reentry Partnership YARP 2 FOA

Young Adult Reentry Partnership (YARP) grants will award $25 million to approximately six organizations to provide education and employment training to young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 who left high school before graduation, or are currently or have been involved previously with the juvenile or adult criminal justice system. 

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Posted On: 4/2/2021 2:39 PM

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Rigorous Evaluation of Prevention Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Community Rates of Youth Violence

The Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC or Injury Center) is soliciting research proposals to expand the evidence base for the primary prevention of youth violence. To build the evidence-base for violence prevention strategies and approaches that reduce community rates of youth violence within one or more geographically defined communities with high rates of youth violence.

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Posted On: 4/13/2021 10:04 AM

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Preventing Violence Affecting Young Lives

The purpose of this funding is to address multiple forms of violence impacting adolescents and young adults, particularly in communities with high rates of violence, by implementing prevention approaches with an emphasis on the outer levels of the social-ecological model.

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Posted On: 4/13/2021 10:25 AM

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OJJDP FY 2020 Opioid Affected Youth Initiative

The opioid epidemic has disrupted public safety and significantly increased the burden on state and local law enforcement, substance abuse treatment delivery systems, mental health systems, child welfare and foster care, and the juvenile justice and criminal justice systems. .

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Posted On: 1/26/2021 1:29 PM

Opportunity to Expand One-Stop Network
Pathway Home 2: ETA Announces Funding Opportunity

The purpose of this pilot program is to provide eligible, incarcerated individuals in state correctional facilities or local or county jails with workforce services prior to release and to continue services after release by transitioning the participants into reentry programs in the communities to which they will return. These grants are job-driven and build connections to local employers that will enable transitioning offenders to secure employment.

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Posted On: 2/18/2021 2:37 PM

Funding Innovations
OJJDP FY 2021 Multistate Mentoring Programs Initiative

This program supports the implementation and delivery of mentoring services to youth populations that are at risk for juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice system involvement. Mentoring services can be one-on-one, group, peer, or a combination of these types. Funding can be used to support new mentoring matches or continue existing mentoring matches at the time of application.

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Posted On: 1/26/2021 9:45 AM

OJJDP FY 2021 National Mentoring Programs

This solicitation provides funding for applicant organizations to enhance and expand mentoring services for children and youth.

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Posted On: 1/26/2021 11:00 AM

The Appalachia Partnership Initiatives Investments in K12 Education and Catalyzing the Community
Jail to Community Reentry Initiative

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under Fiscal Year 2021 for the Jail to Community Reentry Initiative. This program furthers NIC’s mission by updating NIC’s Reentry portfolio using data and emerging trends impacting successful reentry, effective interventions, and programs for justice-involved adults.

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Posted On: 8/16/2021 10:55 AM

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FY 21 Second Chance Act: Adult Reentry Education, Employment, Treatment and Recovery Program

The Department of Justice is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights, increases access to justice, supports crime victims, protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust between law enforcement and the community.

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Posted On: 5/3/2021 3:52 PM

WorkRise 2021 Request for Proposal

WorkRise will invest $2.5 million in research and pilot studies that develop rigorous evidence to inform and drive effective action toward a labor market that strengthens economic security and accelerates upward mobility for workers with low wages, particularly Black workers and other workers of color.

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Posted On: 5/19/2021 12:56 PM

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Funding Announcement to Help Americans Successfully Transition From Incarceration Into the Workplace

The U.S. Department of Labor has made an $82.5 million investment to help Americans exit incarceration and integrate into the workforce. 

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Posted On: 4/5/2018 10:23 AM

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Updates to US Department of Labor's GetMyFuture site!

Two years ago, the U.S. Department of Labor launched, a mobile-friendly web application that helps youth plan their careers, explore education and training options, and search and apply for jobs. The app is one of many resources found at CareerOneStop, a website to help people plan and achieve their career, education, and employment goals.  

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Posted On: 6/18/2018 12:53 PM

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Custom E-Mail Alerts

WorkforceGPS has implemented a new way for you to stay up to date about the content you care about by allowing you to create a customized email alert. You will now have the ability to tailor emails from across WorkforceGPS and this Community by specific filters. Check out this video which describes this new feature and how you can set it up!

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Posted On: 6/12/2020 1:15 PM

YouthBuild USA CEO: Prison experience helps me lead my company through uncertainty of COVID-19

USA Today, June 23, 2020, Opinion Traditional advice for CEOs no longer works.  Business leaders need to look at the long game and prepare for action years down the road, just as I did while incarcerated.

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Posted On: 6/24/2020 12:59 PM

National Apprenticeship Week on November 8-14, 2020. Building Skills, Expanding Opportunity.
2020 National Apprenticeship Week - November 8-14, 2020

DOL has announced the sixth annual National Apprenticeship Week 2020 taking place November 8-14!

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Posted On: 10/29/2020 10:51 AM

The Department of Health and Human Services Request for Information on programs serving youth

The Department of Health and Human Services issued a Request for Information (RFI) in order to seek information about programs that provide services to help young people, ages 16 to 24, advance on education and employment pathways. 

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Posted On: 8/25/2020 9:50 AM

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FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT! Pathway Home Program for Reentry Community

The US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Reentry Employment Opportunities announces funding for a pilot program to provide eligible, incarcerated individuals in state correctional facilities or local jails with workforce services prior to release and to continue services after release by transitioning the participants into reentry programs in the communities to which they will return. 

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Posted On: 3/6/2020 5:50 AM