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Agency:    Department of Justice
Bureau:    Office of Justice Programs
Account:    State and local law enforcement assistance (15-0404)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Director, OBMS
Contact Information:    http://WWW.USDOJ.GOV   202-514-2007
To improve the functioning of the criminal justice system and enforce state and local laws - Safer Foundation.

1 recipient will receive $197,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 160
Description: The Safer Foundation will implement ¿Model Workplace Acclimation Programming for persons with Criminal Records. This program will include education, pre-employment, employment and retention. It will be dedicated to service exclusively criminal offenders in southern Cook County. This will occur through the creation of an academic training environment that simulates the interpersonal roles, values and communication styles common to work settings everywhere. As training concludes, a Placement Specialist will coordinate the introduction of prepared placement candidates to potential employers. Probationers and parolees placed in jobs or vocational training will be monitored and coached in job-retention strategies, recidivism prevention tactics and life-management skill development.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Safer Foundation (20041588) $197 Non-Profit
571 West Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $200,000 for the Safer Foundation ex-offender program;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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