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California Recidivism

Robin Wilkey

California City Makes Landmark Move For Former Inmates On Job Hunt

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.06.2013 | Business

Officials in Richmond, Calif., have approved an ordinance that forbids employers from requiring applicants to reveal their criminal histories at any p...

California's Recidivism Problem

Harriet McDonald | Posted 07.31.2013 | Los Angeles
Harriet McDonald

Two years after the United States Supreme Court ordered California to reduce its severely overcrowded prisons by more than 30,000 inmates, the state is still trying to figure out how to comply.

Family Support Imperative for Prison Inmates

Maureen Murdock | Posted 11.23.2011 | Crime
Maureen Murdock

As time got short, we decided to have our picture taken. We were told to stand in front of a backdrop of blue skies with white fluffy clouds. The photo was blurred and the color was off, but we both smiled like we were somewhere in the Bahamas instead of a steel gray barbed wire enclosed sterile room.