The Second Chance Act and Other Ongoing NIJ Research Projects

March 2012
National Institute of Justice Journal;Mar2012, Issue 269, p21
The article offers information on the Second Chance Act (SCA) in the U.S. It authorizes federal agencies to award grants to state and local agencies and nonprofit organizations to provide services to people returning to the community from prison. It outlines the research projects of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to evaluate the effectiveness of demonstration projects funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA).


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