Voices Silenced: Lassen County judge rejects amicus brief filed by incarcerated residents…

    In May 2022, incarcerated people in California Correctional Center (CCC) filed a “friend of the court” (or amicus brief) in the case brought by Susanville against the state of California, attempting to stop California Correctional Center (CCC) prison from closing. The intent of the filing was to have the incarcerated residents of Susanville … Read more

CURB Overview of the 2022-23 Enacted Corrections Budget

Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB) is a statewide coalition of organizations working to reduce the number of people imprisoned in California and the number of prisons and jails in the state. We advocate for an investment in justice that centers care, not punishment. READ & DOWNLOAD THE PDF: 2022-23 Enacted Corrections Budget

Sacramento Bee: California could close three more state prisons. Gavin Newsom’s budget says

UPDATED MAY 13, 2022 BY WES VENTEICHER   Inmates walk across the grounds of Valley State Prison in Chowchilla, Calif., on Tuesday, July 27, 2021.    Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new budget proposal suggests California could close three more prisons in the next three years.   Citing reductions in the number of people in prison, Newsom’s … Read more