WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of $50,643,113 in Pathway Home grants to 18 organizations in 14 states to provide training and employment services to adults reentering the workforce following incarceration in a local jail or state correctional facility.

“Leaders across all industries recognize that providing incarcerated people with quality job training creates opportunities for them to reunite with their families, enter the workforce and attain stable, quality employment upon release,” said U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh. “The Department of Labor supports the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to empowering Americans who have paid their debt to society by providing them a pathway to a seamless transition to employment and reentry support.”

Administered by the department’s Employment and Training Administration, the Pathway Home grants will allow organizations to provide training and employment services to incarcerated people who are scheduled for release within 20 to 270 days from the time they enroll in the project. They also seek to improve coordination between key partners in the reentry process, including workforce development agencies, community and state corrections agencies, jails, local health and human service providers, employers and unions.

On March 7, 2022, the department announced the availability of grants to improve employment opportunities for formerly incarcerated individuals, while meeting the needs of the local labor market. The reentry grants support the Biden-Harris administration’s comprehensive strategy to lower recidivism rates and decrease crime.

The list of the recipients for the third round of Pathway Home grants follows this news release.

Recipient

City

State

Amount

Televerde Foundation

Phoenix

AZ

$2,998,101

Little Rock Workforce Development Board

Little Rock

AR

$1,999,999

Mother Lode Job Training

Sonora

CA

$998,343

Career Resources Inc.

Bridgeport

CT

$3,984,655

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity

Lansing

MI

$2,444,599

Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow

Las Vegas

NV

$2,499,999

Mid-Atlantic States Career and Education Center

Pennsville

NJ

$2,810,488

Workforce Connection of Central New Mexico

Albuquerque

NM

$1,999,999

Fedcap Inc.

New York

NY

$3,999,999

National Urban League

New York

NY

$4,000,000

Center for Community Alternatives

Syracuse

NY

$999,987

The RIDGE Project Inc.

McClure

OH

$4,000,000

Harbor Inc.

Toledo

OH

$3,999,999

Delaware County Workforce Development Board

Upper Darby

PA

$1,499,999

Hampton Roads Community Action Program Inc.

Newport News

VA

$3,999,633

Total Action Against Poverty in Roanoke Valley Inc.

Roanoke

VA

$2,999,999

Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council

Tumwater

WA

$1,499,999

Workforce Services State of Wyoming

Cheyenne

WY

$3,907,315

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