$27M Work-Release Grants for Individuals in Prison

$27M in grants to help incarcerated individuals in prison work-release find stable jobs, strengthen underserved communities Training to Work funds seek to boost economy, reduce prison recidivism WASHINGTON — Returning home from prison can be hard, particularly without the benefits of a stable job. Without employment, the likelihood of recidivism rises. To provide the support, […]
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$200M in Federal Grants to Help Americans on Food Stamps Get Jobs

USDA Awards $200 Million for Skills Training to Help SNAP Recipients Get Good Jobs Projects will Help Transition People Off of Food Assistance, Reduce SNAP Spending the Right Way Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, joined by Labor Secretary Tom Perez, today announced the recipients of $200 million in competitive awards to fund and evaluate pilot projects […]
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