Parole agents Ramiro Aguilera and Shant Sheklanian were guest speakers at the Clovis Unified School District Security Staff Meeting. The agents spoke to school administrators, counselors and education professionals from the district’s numerous high schools.
Parole Agents Robert Provencio and Todd Rudder attended the Red Ribbon Week kick off rally to help bring awareness to Fresno’s Riverview Elementary School students.
Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility (RJD) joined forces with the Office of Public and Employee Communications (OPEC) to broadcast the San Diego prison’s first-ever Facebook Live video. Krissi Khokhobashvili, deputy chief of the Office of External Affairs, with the organization and filming skills of Public Information Officers Ike Dodson and Allie Powell, and the help from some curious viewers, interviewed RJD staff and inmates on their experiences living and working in a program-focused facility.
Kern Valley State Prison’s Facility ‘C’ recently held its fourth annual Peace Day fundraising event. The inmate population partnered with staff to raise nearly $2,000 for Honor Flight Kern County, an organization dedicated to sending our American veterans to Washington D.C. to see the monuments and memorials built in their honor.
On Oct. 19, Chuckawalla Valley State Prison (CVSP) celebrated its 30-year anniversary. CVSP staff along with Ironwood State Prison staff, Blythe Chief of Police, Blythe City Manager, the Mayor of Blythe, and numerous members of the community were present to celebrate. Also in attendance was former Warden John Salazar, who was the Warden at CVSP in 2008 and had a time capsule sealed with the intention that it would be opened on the 30-year celebration.