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FY 2014 Application for Prison Rape Elimination Act grant

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $19,253)

Using OJJDP funds, The District of Columbia will enhance the departments knowledge of the PREA act, receive training and education for DYRS staff and administrators, and increase staff awareness of youth most vulnerable e.g. youth with a history of trauma or sexual assault and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and intersex (LGBTQI). The District of Columbia will use $19,253 for DYRS staff to (1) attend a PREA Training for Trainers, and (2) contract with an auditor/peer reviewer to conduct an audit of juvenile facilities to assess compliance with PREA standards and best practices in collaboration with the Compliance Monitor. This includes facilities operated by public and private entities.


Date Created: September 21, 2014