A statewide survey of California victims’ views on safety and justice. 8 out of 10 California survivors of crime support using 10% of the state’s $12 billion prisons budget to fund mental health treatment, substance abuse treatment, and trauma recovery services.
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Criminal Justice Bills Clear A Major “Suspense File” Hurdle To Land On The House Floors“There are 43,0387 people in the PRCS population in our state which continues to remain steady despite a portion scoring low or moderate on their risk assessments,” Californians for Safety and Justice says. “Unfortunately, too... Read More
Gov. Newsom’s Revised Budget Reflects Unprecedented Commitment to Expanding Access to Services for Survivors of CrimeInvestments in Trauma Screening for Children, Restorative Justice Part of Comprehensive Approach to Safety FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2019 CONTACT: Will Matthews, Californians for Safety and Justice, (909) 261 1398; firstname.lastname@example.org SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Gov. Gavin Newsom demonstrated an... Read More
Long parole terms waste taxpayer money. Here’s one way to fix a broken systemThat’s why I’m supporting Assembly Bill 1182, a bill authored by Assemblymember Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) and sponsored by Californians for Safety and Justice. It would align the state parole and probation systems with evidence-based practices by allowing some... Read More
Jay Jordan on How the #TimeDone Campaign Impacts his Family