Month: September 2011

CURB's Realignment Report Card

CURB has reviewed the realignment plans of thirteen key counties in California. We selected the following counties because they imprison the largest number of people in our state, send the largest share of people to state prison or are counties within which the majority of CURB members live and work. CURB looked at the balance…



CDCR Plans to Release 4,000 Primary Caregivers from Women’s Prisons

Community Leaders Call for Re-entry Support, Prison Closure and Release of Caregivers from Men’s Prisons FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—September 14, 2011 Press Contact:  Emily Harris Statewide Coordinator, Californians United for a Responsible Budget Ph. 510-435-1176 Oakland— The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) announced Tuesday that non-serious, non-violent, non-sex offenders who are female, pregnant, or…