California Forward

October 2, 2013

AB 109 turns two: What’s next?

California Forward With the upcoming two-year anniversary of AB 109, California Forward’s Partnership for Community Excellence is assessing how to best continue implementation of the bill. The PCE wants to promote a data-based community system that prioritizes prevention, intervention and rehabilitation as alternatives to incarceration. The PCE also advocates equipping […]
September 10, 2013

Former California corrections official: AB 109 can help reform criminal justice

Tom Hoffman, former Director of the Department of Adult Parole Operations for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, recently wrote an article for California Forward arguing that AB 109 presents the state with a unique opportunity to reform the criminal justice system for the better. Hoffman said the legislation, […]