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Realignment: Promising Programs in Practice

The BSCC's Prop 47 Responsibilities are Unfolding

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The Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act (JJCPA), April 2015 The Youthful Offender Block Grant (YOBG), April 2015 Community Corrections Survey Report Second Annual Report on the Implementation of 

Community Corrections Partnership Plans, July 2014 California Gang Reduction, Intervention, and Prevention Program (CALGRIP) April 2014

California Public Safety Realignment

Evidence-Based Practices (EBP). Public safety through cost-effective, promising and evidence-based strategies.

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State Auditor praises BSCC work on Realignment

The California State Auditor says that the Board of State and Community Corrections’ work on Realignment means the public safety overhaul no longer is a “high-risk issue.”

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Board Approves Awards for Juvenile Facility Improvements

SACRAMENTO (April 9, 2015) -- The Board of State and Community Corrections voted today to award nearly $80 million to eight California counties seeking to improve housing and create program space for youthful offenders.

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BSCC to Lead Statewide Meetings on Prop 47 Implementation

SACRAMENTO (April 9, 2015) -- To help fulfill its voter-mandated responsibilities under Prop 47, officials from the Board of State and Community Corrections will hold a series of public meetings across California, beginning late this year.

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BSCC Approves Federal JAG Awards

VENTURA (Feb. 12, 2015) -- The Board of State and Community Corrections today approved the awarding of $16.6 million in federal grant funds for a range of public safety projects over the next year, including those designed to reduce school violence, reduce gang involvement, provide detention alternatives to low-risk juveniles and increase graduation rates. View full text here.

Grants Available to Help Mentally Ill Offenders

VENTURA (Feb. 12, 2015) – The Board of State and Community Corrections today approved the issuance of a Request for Proposals for the Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction Grant program.View full text here.

BSCC Approves Recidivism Definition

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 13, 2014 – The Board of State and Community Corrections has made final its definition of "recidivism," a first step toward promoting consistency statewide in local data collection. The approval comes after 11 months of work by a committee of public safety officials and subject-matter experts to craft the definition mandated by AB 1050. The statute calls for the definition to be used to help counties evaluate and implement evidence-based practices and programs in local corrections systems. The definition, approved by an 8-2 vote, can be read here.

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