Run to Feed the Hungry, held on Thanksgiving Day, benefits the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services. Participating in the run also helps CDCR’s efforts in the State Employee Food Drive.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
After an extended battle with multiple myeloma, Robert G. “Bob” Borg, beloved husband and father, died on Nov. 21, 2015, in Roseville at the age of 77. He started his 32-year career with the department in 1960 as a Correctional Officer at Folsom State Prison. He transferred to various other institutions and promoted throughout the years. In 1992, he retired as the warden at the same prison where he started his career.Continue Reading
The Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility (RJDCF) and Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs (TLCAD) joint Prisoners Overcoming Obstacles & Creating Hope (POOCH) Service Dog Program recently held a fundraiser.
Stephanie Kessler and Rosanna Rodriguez of CDCR’s Office of Employee Wellness were recently named winners of the November 2015 HR Excellence Award.
On Tuesday, Nov. 10, Calipatria State Prison staff paid tribute to our nation’s veterans with a memorial dedicated in their honor. Calipatria staff raised $21, 000 through donations and fundraising in order to purchase the memorial and fund the dedication ceremony.
Staff from California State Prison, Sacramento (CSP-SAC), recently took part in two fundraising activities and shared a special day with family.
The 2015 State Employees Food Drive seeks your assistance in helping to ensure people in the Sacramento community don’t go hungry this winter.
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.
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.
Chuckawalla Valley State Prison staff recently raised more than $3,500 for the Blythe Cancer Resource Center. The money was raised by the CVSP Employees’ Association.
Inmates raised more than $1,600 and donated their hair in Wasco State Prison–Reception Center’s first Inmate Relay for Life on Facility A recently.