By Lt. Arnel Bona, AA/PIO
Deuel Vocational Institution

Representatives from Deuel Vocational Institution (DVI), High Desert State Prison (HDSP), and the California Correctional Center (CCC) recently attended the 2014 Special Olympics Kick-Off Conference

Sgt. Sabrina Harris and Community Projects Manager (CPM) Martina Virrey from DVI, CPM Andy Beck from HDSP, and Lt. Gregory Crowe from CCC represented the CDCR at the law enforcement torch run kick-off conference in Livermore, CA, last month.

The mission of the Special Olympics of Northern California is to provide athletic opportunities to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, instilling the confidence they need to succeed in life.

Several CDCR institutions and many CDCR staff members have a history of supporting the Special Olympics.

Special Olympics DVI

From left, Sgt. Sabrina Harris, DVI Personnel Assignment Sergeant; Martina Virrey, CPM at DVI; Andy Beck, CPM at HDSP; and Eric Mumaw, CPM at CCC.