D.C. solicits groups to conduct community engagement for jail redevelopment
October 29, 2018

“D.C.’s Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants (OVSJG), which helps fund public safety initiatives, is searching for organizations that could collect feedback on the would-be redevelopment of the jail, located at 1901 D St. SE on an underdeveloped plot of land called Reservation 13. OVJSG released a solicitation for “stakeholder engagement” services around the “design and construction of a new correctional facility in the District” earlier this month.”

“The solicitation, which has not been previously reported, says “up to $150,000” is available from Jan 1. through Sept. 30, 2019 for a group that could create a report, website, or public presentation on the state of incarceration in D.C., “programing and services” that should be part of the D.C. Jail, and “space/design considerations” for constructing a new facility.”

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