After conducting public hearings in October, and receiving no testimony in opposition, the Prison Industry Board authorized the expansion of the California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) Digital Services Enterprise (DSE) at Folsom State Prison to include CALPIA’s San Quentin State Prison Program, Code.7370. The program opened this week and services are now available to all government agencies.
Over the span of eight days in October, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and the California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) christened two new technology training centers for women offenders.
As part of its $237 million budget for 2017-18, The California Prison Industry Board has approved that the California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) expand technology programs at two additional institutions, Pelican Bay State Prison and Ventura Youth Correctional Facility.
The California Prison Industry Board has approved $12 million to expand Career Technical Education (CTE) programs through the California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) as part of a $237 million budget for 2017-18.
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Adviser to President Barack Obama, wanted to see the popular high-tech Code.7370 program that is garnering national attention so, escorted by the Secret Service, Jarrett paid a visit to San Quentin State Prison.