(IVROP gets a $1 million grant)…It was awarded Wednesday.
The US Department of Labor awarded more than $26 million in grants. Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program received a $999,937 award. The funds are to help improve long-term labor market prospects for youth involved in the juvenile justice system. The Face Forward grants provide juvenile offenders with support services, training and skills development to help them obtain employment and overcome the stigma of a juvenile record.