Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has appointed two new wardens as well as the deputy director of operations and programs for CDCR’s Division of Juvenile Justice.
Friday, October 21, 2016
The Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility this year participated in the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb with a team, led by Fire Chief Hernandez, and raised approximately $7,000.Continue Reading
There is still time to join thousands of other California state employees in giving back to our communities. The yearly charitable fund drive known as Our Promise: California State Employees Giving at Work gives every state worker the opportunity to donate to the nonprofit organization of their choice through payroll deduction. The last day to change or begin donations is Friday.
CDCR’s employees live and work all across the state so when an employee suffers a loss, such as the death of their child, the ripple effects can impact schools, communities and the CDCR workplace. This is when the department’s Peer Support Program goes into action.
A recent Saturday found volunteers from CDCR’s Civil Rights Operations, the Office of Personnel Services and CDCR’s Disability Advisory Committee gathering on the North Lawn of the State Capitol to help inform the public about the rights surrounding the hiring of those with disabilities.
The Disabled Veterans Business Alliance selected Ironwood State Prison as this year’s recipient of the M.K. Madding Award for the prison’s efforts to increase the work it does with disabled-veteran owned businesses.
Avenal State Prison, Pleasant Valley State Prison and the Division of Adult Parole Operations recently joined forces to help promote public safety.
When the Mariposa County Sheriff Office (MCSO) took aim at an illegal marijuana operation, the agency called on the help of CDCR’s Crisis Response Team (CRT) from Central California Women’s Facility and Valley State Prison.
Hundreds of Calipatria State Prison employees picked up stress balls, information packets and had medical screenings during the prison’s recent annual employee health fair.
CDCR’s Division of Parole Operations will graduate a class of agents dedicated to the program’s efforts to help parolees change their lives for the better.
A religious conference tapped a youth offender to illustrate the cover of a booklet for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. The offender said he started drawing again when he arrived at Ventura Youth Correctional Facility.