Palma High School students have put together a book of shared writings with the inmates at the Correctional Training Facility. The effort is meant to help show the inmates they have value and don’t need to return to prison.
The California Institution for Women (CIW), California Correctional Peace Officer Association-CIW Chapter and the Employee Association recently joined with the United States Marine Corps for the Toys for Tots toy drive event.
Re-entering society after release weighs heavily on the minds of those currently serving time, which is why there are groups available to help make the transition easier.
To strengthen wildfire protection in a crucial stretch of coastal Southern California, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and CAL FIRE on Monday jointly announced they will return inmate fire crews full-time to a Ventura County camp which has been used sporadically in recent years.
Saving a life, or risking one’s own life, are common stories behind those who have received the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s highest honor: the Medal of Valor. Nominations are open now and will be accepted through Jan. 31, 2015.
Santa Claus and the staff of North Kern State Prison, along with the Transportation Hub, visited Nueva Vista Language Academy Kindergarten classrooms and delivered gifts to the children.
Thanks for the efforts of the Chicano Correctional Workers Association chapters at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison and Ironwood State Prison, celebrated a Thanksgiving tradition by providing meals to 10 needy families in the community.