Congresswoman Terri Sewell Congratulates the Dannon Project on Being Awarded $5.86 Million in Department of Labor Grants to Serve At-Risk Individuals in Alabama

Birmingham, AL – Today, the U.S. Labor Department announced $64.5 million in grants as part of the Obama administration’s efforts to break the cycle of poverty, crime, and incarceration in the U.S. The department is awarding grants to 40 organizations providing services in 26 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. The awards provide funding for employment programs serving at-risk youth, and currently and formerly incarcerated individuals. The Dannon Project, a Birmingham-based nonprofit that provides supportive services, case management and referrals to at-risk populations across Central Alabama, received $5.86 million to support its continuing efforts with reentry and career pathway programs.

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