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California Juvenile Justice Data Working Group. Recommendations to Revise County Reporting Requirements for the JJCPA and YOBG Grant Programs. April 30, 2015.

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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Adult Regulation Revision Process
Currently Soliciting Feedback

In preparation for the upcoming adult Titles 15 and 24 Regulation Revision process, the Board of State and Community Corrections has developed a survey to solicit feedback on recommended revisions to current minimum standards.

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BSCC Solicits Proposals for New Round of Jail Improvement Funding

SACRAMENTO (June 10, 2015) – The Board of State and Community Corrections today approved release of a $500 million Request for Proposals designed to improve local jail facilities.

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BSCC Awards 16 Counties Grants to Help Mentally Ill Offenders

SACRAMENTO (June 10, 2015) – The Board of State and Community Corrections today awarded $17.1 million in grants to help 16 counties develop strategies to reduce recidivism among mentally ill juvenile and adult offenders. The competitive grants were authorized when the 2014-15 State Budget Act appropriated the Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction Grant funds to support prevention, intervention, supervision, services and strategies to improve outcomes for offenders with mental health issues.

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Save the Date: Social Innovation Bond Workshops Set

SACRAMENTO – The Board of State and Community Corrections has set dates for three statewide workshops designed to provide information about a new “pay for success” grant that leverages private investment in recidivism reduction programs.

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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.

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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