California State Prison, Solano, (SOL) is partnering with Lions In Sight of California and Nevada (LIS) to help make the world a brighter place for children and adults in need of eyeglasses. LIS is a nonprofit charitable organization and an endorsed project by Lions Clubs International bringing eyeglasses to a world of people in need.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
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The Association of State Correctional Administrators (ASCA) offers annual scholarships to college-bound kids who are the children of employees from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
People standing in line at the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) should start noticing posters that could help them recover money owed to them.
California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison at Corcoran (SATF) reported the passing of Cornelio Carrasco, a Plumber II, on Feb. 8 after his vehicle was hit head-on while he was driving to work.
High Desert State Prison is already starting with donations to help the community, starting with a donation to Courage Worldwide.
In February 2015, Sierra Conservation Center (SCC) embarked on a mission to provide inmates with sustainable information, tools and practice in career development. After months of research into the employability needs of inmates at SCC, the New Professionals program was a pilot program that demanded a commitment of 10 months from any inmate interested in learning the “how” and “why” of becoming a career-minded professional.
California Correctional Center and CalFire staff from Delta Conservation Camp (CC #8) were honored Jan. 19 by the Piedmont City Council for their extraordinary work.
Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp recently held a fundraiser to benefit Amador STARS, a local nonprofit organization.
On Feb. 3, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the appointment of Raymond Madden as warden at Centinela State Prison, where he has been acting warden since 2014 and has served in several positions since 2010, including chief deputy warden and associate warden. He started his career in 1990 at Pelican Bay State Prison as a correctional officer.
California Correctional Center (CCC) staff recently presented Courage Worldwide with a $1,981 check. The organization helps victims of child sex trafficking.