IT TAKES A VILLAGE The Game-Changing Approach of California’s Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Those who study the history of corrections in this country will recognize a significant shift when it comes to assessing practice, applying what works, and using data to inform policy. Known as “reform,” “smart corrections,” “community-based response,” or any number of other terms, the result of this decade-long focus on demonstrable improvement means that we are being more innovative and comprehensive in the way we as a society respond to offenders and crime in general.
California’s Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation took a long hard look at their system from top to bottom, culminating an actionable roadmap toward significant and meaningful change toward the reduction of recidivism and of the revolving door of incarceration.
While it is not an easy exercise for any state, and fraught with political nuances, to achieve measurable and long-term change we have to start doing things that we haven’t done in the past if we are to write a different story.
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