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$44M to Assist Youths in Juvenile Justice System

Posted on 04/02/2014

Applications for Face Forward Grants Due May 2

OCTAE Connection

The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced External link opens in new window or tab the availability of nearly $44 million in grants for the second round of funding for the Face Forward External link opens in new window or tab program. These grants are required to provide, but are not limited to, educational interventions, support services, and work-based learning opportunities for youths ages 14-24, who are now or were previously involved in the juvenile justice system, as well as candidates who fall under their state's guidelines for juvenile diversion programs. The Face Forward grants are explicitly created to "help youth evade the stigma of having a juvenile record through the use of diversion or record expungement strategies." The closing date for receipt of applications under this announcement is May 2, 2014 by 4 p.m. eastern time. For more information, including eligibility, deadlines, and application materials, please see the full solicitation announcement External link opens in new window or tab.

Source: OCTAE Connection External link opens in new window or tab newsletter of the Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education, U. S. Department of Education, March 27, 2014.