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Governor appoints 2 to CDCR leadership posts

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointments of Joseph Moss to chief of the Contract Beds Unit at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and Katherine Tebrock as the deputy director of the Statewide Mental Health Program for CDCR.

Cotton, the inmate facilitator, explains how the Defy program prepares inmates for success after prison.

CSP-Solano inmates transform their hustle to job finding

Catherine Hoke is the CEO of Defy Ventures, a national nonprofit that assists offenders by offering intensive leadership development, business plan advice and mentoring. During the first-ever Defy Executive Coaching event recently at California State Prison-Solano, Hoke and a team of nearly 60 volunteers shared tips for acing job interviews.