San Diego Agenda – July 27th

Please refer to the San Diego Site Visit Agenda for information about the events scheduled for July 27, 2018.

Retirement of Secretary Kernan

Please join us in congratulating Secretary Kernan, chair of CCJBH, on the announcement of his retirement from CDCR effective August 30th.  He has been generous with sharing his expertise and providing guidance on how the Council can be of added value regarding such...

The Impact of Proposition 47 on Crime and Recidivism

Passed in 2014, Proposition 47 helped reduce California’s prison and jail populations. Lower incarceration levels did not affect violent crime—but some property crimes have increased. Meanwhile, recidivism rates for certain offenses went down substantially, though...

They’re Out of Prison. Can They Stay Out of the Hospital?

The night Ronald Sanders turned his life around, he had been smoking crack for two days in a tiny, airless room. His infant son, Isaiah, was breathing in the fumes. “His chest was beating really hard,” Mr. Sanders recalled. “So I pray: ‘If my son makes it through the...