Northern Region CPAT Teams for the CDCR Division of Adult Parole Operations from Bakersfield, Fresno, Stockton, Alameda, Santa Clara, and Sacramento recently converged at the California Prison Industrial Authority facility in Sacramento for the first ever all-staff meeting and training.
Between September and December 2018, High Desert State Prison (HDSP) staff donated over $2,000 to the Lassen County Hoof Beats to help send some of the 4H club’s members to a horse judging and public speaking competition in Colorado.
On Dec. 12, North Kern State Prison staff held another blood drive, donating 61 pints. Since 2014, NKSP staff have donated 535 pints. That’s the equivalent of 67 gallons. Meanwhile at Centinela State Prison, inmates walked to raise money and awareness to fight cancer.
The Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center recently implemented CDCR wifi-networked laptops to conduct the first Academy new 13-week Wifi-SOMS Training Expansion.
From raising money for struggling families to assisting senior citizens, CDCR staff from multiple institutions stepped up to assist the communities they serve. Institutions in the high desert in northern California, the Sierra foothills, the central valley, southern California and the central coast got behind efforts to help those less fortunate.