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Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr., left, and DJJ Director Michael Minor.

Division of Juvenile Justice Leadership Forum focuses on termination of Farrell lawsuit

Top-level executives and management at CDCR’s Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) were joined by Gov. Jerry Brown as they gathered Tuesday, April 26, for the third annual leadership forum in Elk Grove. More than 100 enthusiastic attendees from across the state reflected on the recent termination of the Farrell lawsuit, which characterized DJJ as a national model for its purposeful and effective treatment programs and reforms.

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Youth firefighters shed gear for race car helmets

Rehabilitation not only includes teaching offenders reading, writing and arithmetic, but also how to appropriately interact with others in healthy social settings. To this end, the guys at Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp were recently able to enjoy a day of race car driving.

CDCR honors those who help crime victims

During National Crime Victims’ Rights week (NCVRW), the Office of Victim and Survivor Rights and Services (OVSRS) honored many individuals that have done an exemplary job assisting crime victims. The honorees assist crime victims in some of the most difficult situations in their lives.