Community Corrections

Split sentencing: PCE holds round-table on critical component of AB-109

Split sentencing arrived as a result of AB 109, legislation that explicitly states it was “not intended to alleviate state prison overcrowding” yet it has been the primary solution to overcrowding Read More

Categories: Community Corrections, Partnership for Community Excellence

This week in Realignment: June 14, 2013

Now that the fervor of May has died down, we have seek a marked increase in the number of stories talking about the more human side of realignment. Read More

Categories: Community Corrections, Partnership for Community Excellence

This week in Realignment: June 7, 2013

This week has seen the fervor over both the CDCR report, Gov. Brown’s May budget revision and Abel Maldonado’s failed bid to turn public safety realignment into an election wedge issue finally taper off. Read More

Categories: Community Corrections, Partnership for Community Excellence

This week in Realignment: May 31, 2013

The tide is turning. It has been for a while now on public safety realignment.  Read More

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This week in realignment: May 24, 2013

The CDCR released a report tracking the initial phase of realignment based on just 6 months worth of data Read More

Categories: Community Corrections

This week in Realignment: May 17, 2013

In a sign that public safety realignment is gaining prominence, Gov. Jerry Brown touched on the issue in his short statement on his May budget revision Read More

Categories: Community Corrections, Partnership for Community Excellence

This week in Realignment: May 10, 2013

Campaign season for the 2014 elections is already heating up and public safety realignment is fast becoming one of the most politicized topics. Read More

Categories: Community Corrections, Partnership for Community Excellence

This week in Realignment: May 2, 2013

We have no way to determine if realignment is working or will work because no money was put into research Read More

Categories: Community Corrections, Partnership for Community Excellence

This week in Realignment: April 26, 2013

This week we discuss the alarming lack of data being collected on AB 109 and how such data could be put to good use if the state would simply require it and provide funding. Read More

Categories: Community Corrections, Partnership for Community Excellence

This week in Realignment: April 19, 2013

With all of the speculation and prognostication surrounding public safety realignment, arithmetic provides the most succinct summary of what is happening. We give you our public safety realignment weekly digest. Read More

Categories: Community Corrections, Partnership for Community Excellence

This week in Realignment: April 12, 2013

In the realm of public safety realignment, there are two layers: what is actually happening and how the media chooses to connect those dots and report on the subject. Read More

Categories: Community Corrections, Partnership for Community Excellence

This week in Realignment: April 5, 2013

Our weekly digest of the news in the world of public safety realignment. Read More

Categories: Community Corrections, Partnership for Community Excellence

This Week in Realignment: March 29, 2013

The recognition that realignment is, by nature, a local issue is a vital one Read More

Categories: Community Corrections

Realignment—What’s the Real Story?

It was another busy week in the world of public safety realignment in California as the implementation of historic legislation that has helped enable California to close the revolving door of low-level inmates cycling in and out of state prisons continues. Read More

Categories: Community Corrections, Partnership for Community Excellence

Catching up on 25 years of technological advances after incarceration

Upon my release, my wife passed me an iPhone 4S. It was far smaller than the Motorola cellphone that I used back in 1987, when my journey through America’s prison system began. Read More

Categories: Community Corrections, Michael G. Santos, Partnership for Community Excellence

The PCE Realignment Digest: Jan 7 - Jan 11, 2013

We present the initial installment of the PCE Realignment Digest, which will bring an informed perspective to the table on all of the important realignment-related news from the prior week. Read More

Categories: Government, Community Corrections, Partnership for Community Excellence

Gov. Brown wants the Supreme Court out of California prisons

Gov. Jerry Brown made a bold yet calculated play this week to challenge the Federal Court’s continued jurisdiction over the California prison system as part of a ruling that mandated a reduction in the state prison population.  Read More

Categories: Government, Community Corrections, Partnership for Community Excellence

A reentry program that puts offenders to work

Helping ex-offenders successfully reenter society as law-abiding, tax-paying citizens is a win for everyone. Read More

Categories: Community Corrections, Michael G. Santos, Partnership for Community Excellence

Michael Santos: The journey back to society continues

Rather than focusing on living as a model inmate, more than 15 years ago I started thinking about what I would need to emerge as a law-abiding, contributing citizen. Read More

Categories: Community Corrections, Michael G. Santos, Partnership for Community Excellence

Michael G. Santos: Working with the system that incarcerated me

In this entry, Michael Santos accepts that he will only be seen as a criminal while on the inside, so he figures way to prepare for an exit and make the best of his time inside. Read More

Categories: Community Corrections, Michael G. Santos, Partnership for Community Excellence

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