Rosalinda Vint selflessly and tirelessly volunteers her time and energy at Ventura Youth Correctional Facility (VYCF) and beyond. Learn more about one of the institution’s longtime volunteers.
The California Correctional Center (CCC) Firehouse received a new 2017 HME Model 18 Type 1 Fire Engine to serve the needs of the CCC and High Desert State Prison (HDSP) Fire Departments, as well as provide mutual aid for Lassen County and the State of California. The engine will be used by the institutional Fire Department in responding to all hazard incidents including fires, medical emergencies, vehicle accidents, rescues and hazardous material releases.
The first Beyond Violence graduation at CCWF saw 98 participants make their way through the rehabilitative program. The participants faced a variety of challenges. As part of their success they were required to attend groups, participate and complete homework assignments. Some women juggled multiple job assignments such as joint venture, PIA, food services, yard crews, education, library and other assignments.
Last month, Facility C at California Institution for Men hosted an inmate graduation ceremony to acknowledge the 58 inmates who successfully completed the Moving Beyond Violence (MBV)-Building Resiliency Program. This event took place at Facility C Visiting Yard.
High Desert State Prison (HDSP) recorded the first two graduates from Short Term Restricted Housing (STRH). They were recognized for their hard work and educational achievements by successfully graduating from the Transitions Program last year.
Following the significant fires in Southern California this year, a torrent of rain almost immediately followed causing some of the worst mudslides in California history. Inmate firefighters from Sierra Conservation Center supervised by CalFire once again responded to the call for help from the community.