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OJJDP PREA

Award Information

Award #
2020-ZF-FX-0005
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
Total funding (to date)
$90,650

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $90,650)

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. PREA funding will be used to support PREA efforts in state-run juvenile correctional facilities. Funds will be used to offset the costs of auditing facilities as required under PREA standard 115.401.

California will use the PREA funds to support training to Department of Juvenile Justice staff on effectively applying the PREA requirements; complete additional work on barriers and privacy devices in showers and bathrooms at two of their facilities; and continued reproduction and laminating costs for PREA posters. NCA/NCF

Date Created: December 30, 2019