Grants aim to help inmates find work before leaving jail

first_img New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies How men can have a healthy 2019 Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Comments   Share   WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is trying to help inmates improve their job prospects before getting released from local jails, through a $10 million program announced Thursday.The Department of Labor already administers a grant program designed to help ex-inmates find work, but the mentoring and training generally occurs after their release. Federal officials want to explore whether opening job centers inside jails would help more inmates find work by giving them a head start on their resumes, interviewing skills and job leads. Sponsored Stories Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facilitylast_img read more

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