August 24, 2011

The ACLU’s 12-Step Plan to End California’s Addiction to Incarceration

American Civil Liberties Union’s Blog of Rights The ACLU of California sent a 12-step plan to each county to help break the state’s addiction to incarceration. The 12 steps are part of ACLU’s comprehensive public safety realignment report.
August 6, 2011

Report: Prison Population Reductions Insufficient

San Francisco Chronicle SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to keep tens of thousands of low-level offenders in county jails instead of state prisons won’t reduce the inmate population enough to fully comply with a federal court order, the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office said Friday. >> Read More
July 28, 2011

Webcast features Offender Reentry discussion by federal leaders

In June, the U.S. Department of Labor hosted a discussion on workforce development and employment strategies for people with criminal records. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, Attorney General Eric Holder, and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Chair Jacqueline Berrien spoke at the Washington, D.C. event, along with a panel of employers, […]