California prison realignment

August 19, 2014

Stanford professor makes recommendations on California’s prison realignment

Now that the effects of California’s historic AB 109 legislation are starting to be measured and examined, a respected authority on the matter—Stanford law professor Joan Petersilia—has contributed her thoughts on the necessary adjustments to the state’s prison realignment plan. AB 109, legislation that shifted the responsibility of tens of thousands of […]
January 2, 2014

Napa County leads with out-of-the-box jail programs

In 2008, GEO Reentry was selected by the Napa County Board of Supervisors to open and operate a number of innovative programs designed to reduce recidivism, address prison overcrowding and empower inmates to obtain gainful employment upon their release. Those programs include Day Reporting Centers, behavioral treatment programs, in-jail employment […]