The High Desert State Prison Honor Guard attended the Correctional Peace Officer Foundation Project 2000 in Jacksonville, Florida, along with 33 other honor guard teams from around the nation and Canada.
Through food sales and a walking fundraiser, inmates at Valley State Prison rallied to raise thousands for a new battered women and children’s shelter in Madera County.
CDCR’s Transportation Unit Honor Guard has been busy traveling across the state as well as the country.
Multiple prisons combined forces to front a softball team and a basketball team to compete in the U.S. Police and Fire Championships in San Diego.
Inmates at Pelican Bay State Prison (PBSP) raised $1,581 to help a local high school have a Safe and Sober Graduation.
Twenty-six youth offenders at the N.A. Chaderjian Youth Correctional Facility in Stockton took significant steps toward their rehabilitation by earning either a high school diploma or General Education Degree.
The Central California Women’s Facility (CCWF) welcomed the State Board Examiners on May 19, who tested seven inmates in the Cosmetology Vocational Program. On June 1, they were told they passed the exam and received their licenses.
The Central California Women’s Facility staff and inmates took the Special Olympics of Northern California Torch Run to a completely new level for 2015.
Office Assistant Sharen Etienne-LeBeau joined thousands of others on June 20 in Oakland to help formed the “largest soul train line.” According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the group achieved their goal.
Inmates enrolled in the arts program at Kern Valley State Prison are learning about much more than how to shade a face or smudge a shadow – they’re discovering that their creativity has the potential for positivity.