Second Chance Act Reentry Education and Employment Factsheet

Correctional Education
Second Chance Act

SCA Reentry Education and Employment FactsheetThis factsheet from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) provides information on the following three current Second Chance Act (SCA) investments that support education and employment reentry strategies in 28 states and jurisdictions: 

  • FY 2018 Adult Reentry and Employment Strategic Planning Program (ARES)
  • FY 2020 Correctional Adult Reentry Education, Employment, and Recidivism Reduction Strategies Program (CAREERRS)
  • FY 2021 Adult Reentry Education, Employment, Treatment, and Recovery Program

The factsheet discusses eligibility, funding amounts, allowable use of funds, award periods, and highlights a grantee for each of the aforementioned SCA investments.

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