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Training and Re-Entry Program Established for Ky. Inmates

Kentucky Today

By Tom Latek

Officials with three Kentucky Cabinets are joining forces with a multi-national corporation to launch a training and re-entry program for Kentucky inmates. Education and Workforce Development, Labor, and Justice and Public Safety Cabinet officials along with leadership from Barren County, the Kentucky Department of Corrections and representatives of Johnson Controls will launch a training re-entry program for inmates at the Barren County Corrections Center. This program will provide the more than 16,000 Kentuckians who are incarcerated each year with the necessary skills and training to successfully re-enter the state’s workforce, once they complete their sentences.

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