Blue Jackets Get Boost In Helping Ex-Offenders

By Maureen Mespell

April 28, 2011 Updated Apr 28, 2011 at 10:54 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) -- The U.S. Department of Labor awarded $17.2 million in funds for 18 organizations that help former offenders build their job skills.

Blue Jacket Inc in Fort Wayne is one of them. The group helps ex-offenders get back on their feet re-joining the job-force and their communities.

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