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Rhode Island - OJJDP Formula Grant Program - FY2018 Prison Rape Elimination Act Reallocation

Award Information

Award #
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2018, $19,083)

Congress passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) in 2003 with unanimous support from both parties. Congress intended that PREA would provide for the analysis of the incidence and effects of prison rape in Federal, State, and local institutions and to provide information, resources, recommendations, and funding to protect individuals from prison rape.

The State Administering Agency and its sub-recipient, the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families, will use funding to address issues identified in recent audit findings.


Date Created: September 28, 2018