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Inmate computer training program expanding to Indiana's juvenile correctional facility
By nwitimes.com- Dan Carden
Published: 12/05/2018

INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosier youths convicted of what would be felony crimes if they were adults soon will have the opportunity to learn computer coding and other tech skills behind bars, so they're prepared to find high wage jobs upon release.

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Tuesday that The Last Mile computer training program, employed for the past eight months at the Indiana Women's Prison, will be available next year to inmates at the all-male Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility — thanks to a charitable grant from Google.

"I am beyond thrilled to be growing this life-changing program," Holcomb said.

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