BSCC Launches Grant Prep, Jail Construction Efforts
The Board of State and Community Corrections today moved forward two statewide grant programs designed to steer offenders away from the criminal justice system. The Board also approved establishment of an Executive Steering Committee for a new round of local jail improvement funding that will make medical and mental health beds a priority.
BSCC Seeks ESC Members for Jail Construction Program
The Board of State and Community Corrections is seeking members to serve on an Executive Steering Committee that will develop a Request for Proposal, score proposals and make financing recommendations for the construction of adult local criminal justice facilities in California. Please submit your notice of interest no later than 5 p.m. Sept. 16, 2016.
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BSCC Seeks Members for Gang Committee that will Act as ESC for CalGRIP
SACRAMENTO (July 25, 2016) – The Board of State and Community Corrections is seeking new members for its Standing Committee on Gang Issues. This Committee will act as the Executive Steering Committee (ESC) that will identify funding priorities, develop a Request for Proposal, score proposals and make award recommendations for the next cycle of the California Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention competitive grant program.
BSCC Seeks ESC for Innovative Diversion Program
SACRAMENTO (July 11, 2016) – The Board of State and Community Corrections is looking for members to serve on an Executive Steering Committee that will determine funding for a new grant program that would provide intensive treatment and support services to certain low-level offenders as an alternative to incarceration. Successful programs in other states have been possible through positive collaboration between police, prosecutors, public defenders, advocates, mental health and drug treatment providers, housing providers, and business and neighborhood leaders.
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