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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 60–73.
Published: 01 June 2016
... reform advocates—Scott Budnick of the Anti-Recidivism Coalition and Javier Stauring among them. Rev. Michael Kennedy with the Jesuit Restorative Justice Initiative encouraged Carlos through Jesuit meditation practices, which helped Carlos begin to transform his life. Through these things, and by taking...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 94–97.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Marisa Arrona Between 1981 and 2011, the amount of money California spent on prisons increased by more than 1,500 percent, the state’s investment in crime prevention programs like drug treatment and mental health services was sharply curtailed, and California’s recidivism rate spiked to nearly 70...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 52–56.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., three years after release from a CDCR institution. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation prison education treatment recidivism Division of Rehabilitative Programs Office of Correctional Education Peter Merts...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): v–vi.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Jerry Brown, who recently admitted that the mandatory sentencing policies he d established in 1978 increased recidivism, with no incentive for prisoners who turn their lives around. This recent realization prompted his courageous call to relax mandatory sentencing with an initiative for the November...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 74–87.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... DOI: 10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.74. more opportunities to earn their way home if they can dem- onstrate they are no longer a public danger. More than that, Scott Budnick, founder and president of the Anti- Recidivism Coalition, explained that the bill exists to give hope to people who come from hopeless...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 32–35.
Published: 01 June 2016
... school classes for juvenile drug offenders. An independent study of the school s students (between 2006 and 2010) found that their recidivism rate after one year was less than 10 percent, says Gibney. The educational approach at YTEC echoed the suit of armor moment that captured Chavez s imagination...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 4–7.
Published: 01 June 2016
... illegally overcrowded. Conditions within them have improved, recidivism rates are mostly unchanged, and a 2015 Public Policy Institute of California report indicated that violent crime rates were down though it found that a rise in auto thefts was likely attributable to realignment. The story in 2016 is...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... crimes. All the studies show that long-term lifers who are in their forties or older have extremely low recidivism rates. We aren t getting any public safety payoff from keeping them in custody, and it s costing us a lot of money. Boom: Does this mean we re going to start releasing old and sick prisoners...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 41–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
... home values and property tax burdens of those Californians already here. It was this larger myth which surrounded the passage of Proposition 184 in 1994: the Three Strikes Law driven by fears of recidivism con- tributing to massive lawlessness again, particularly involv- ing people of color. The...