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Past · June 28, 2013

Corrections Realignment in California

The James Irvine Foundation Briefing Series

June 28, 2013 · 12:00 pm

CSAC Conference Center
1020 11th Street, 2nd floor
Sacramento, CA

About the Program

California has made historic changes to its public safety system by moving key responsibilities from the state to the counties. This change has dramatically reduced the state’s prison population, put new stress on county jails and probation departments, and raised public safety concerns. PPIC research fellow Magnus Lofstrom will provide an overview of realignment to date, and a panel of corrections leaders will discuss challenges and opportunities for state and local officials.



11:45 a.m. Registration begins

12:05 p.m. Welcome
David Lesher, director of government affairs, PPIC

12:10 p.m. Presentation
Magnus Lofstrom, research fellow, PPIC

12:20 p.m. Panel Discussion

Moderator: David Lesher, director of government affairs, PPIC

Loni Hancock, member, California State Senate

Adam Christianson, sheriff, Stanislaus County

Matthew Cate, executive director, California State Association of Counties

Linda Penner, chief probation officer, Fresno County Probation Department

1:00 p.m. Audience Q&A

Event Video

The James Irvine Foundation Briefing Series is intended to inform decisionmakers and facilitate constructive discussion about the major social, economic, and political issues facing California. The series is supported by a grant from The James Irvine Foundation.


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