Second Chance Act (SCA)
OJJDP FY 2022 Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents and Their Minor Children
Oregon's Proposal for the Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents and their Minor Children for 2022 to 2025
By Chyrl Jones, Acting OJJDP Administrator
“After incarcerated individuals serve their time, they should have the opportunity to fully reintegrate into society,” said President Joseph R. Biden when he proclaimed April 2021 as Second Chance Month. This is particularly true for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.
On any given day, there are approximately 37,500 youth in residential placement; the majority of whom...
President Biden proclaimed April as Second Chance Month, dedicated to supporting successful reentry of adult and youth offenders. On any given day, there are more than 37,529 youth in residential placement in this country. Join OJJDP in spreading awareness and providing second chances for those committed to rejoining society.
Last year, OJJDP awarded more than $11 million in grant programs to support reentry services for youth...