Tag: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Pending program aims to establish educational pathway for formerly incarcerated students

By Cheetara Piry Only a mile from its campus, Norco College serves approximately 300 incarcerated students at the California Rehabilitation Center, a medium-security prison, offering several associate’s degree programs. The problem, however, is that these students are usually released on parole before completion.  The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation incentivizes inmates to take responsibility

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Editorial: California should stop discriminating against former inmates

California is in dire need of more firefighters while facing a trend of longer wildfire seasons amid a growing climate crisis. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation employs the use of inmates from Conservation Fire Camps to fight fires alongside professional firefighters in collaboration with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and

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