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The California Board of State and Community Corrections provides services to the county adult and juvenile systems through inspections of county jails and juvenile detention facilities, technical assistance on local issues, promulgation of regulations, training standards for local correctional staff, and the administration of a wide range of public safety, re-entry, violence reduction, and rehabilitative grants to state and local governments and community-based organizations.

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The appointed Board holds regular public meetings to make policy decisions and, through executive steering committees, involves a diverse cross-section of Californians in its decision-making process.

Governor Newsom Announces Record $156 Million in Grants to Proactively Prevent Gun Violence in California

June 9, 2022
  Governor Newsom Announces Record $156 Million in Grants to Proactively Prevent Gun Violence in California FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, June 9, 2022 Governor's Press Office: (916) 445-4571 Grants will support anti-gun-violence programs throughout the state focused on prevention and intervention SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a record $156 million in gun violence Read More »

BSCC Finds LA Central Unsuitable

June 9, 2022
  BSCC Finds LA Central Unsuitable SACRAMENTO (June 9, 2022) – The Board of State and Community Corrections found the Los Angeles County Central Juvenile Hall unsuitable for the confinement of youth, a vote that requires the county to either remediate violations of the Board’s regulations or, after receiving a 60-day notice from the Board, Read More »

CalVIP RFP Will Be Released Again to Allocate Surplus

June 9, 2022
  CalVIP RFP Will Be Released Again to Allocate Surplus SACRAMENTO (June 9, 2022) – A record $156 million in state funding for grants focused on reducing violence in communities across California was awarded today by the Board of State and Community Corrections. A sizeable surplus remains for reallocation. Because $53 million of the total Read More »

First Analysis of Prop 47 Grant Program Shows Recidivism Reduction

May 3, 2022
  First Analysis of Prop 47 Grant program Shows Recidivism Reduction SACRAMENTO – An analysis of program participation for the Board of State and Community Corrections’ Proposition 47 grant program shows reduced recidivism rates among formerly incarcerated people who received support services such as mental health and substance-use disorder treatment. The outcome study of the Read More »

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