California Prisons Put New Focus on Rehabilitation

By Richard Gonzalez | January 19, 2005
NPR Morning Edition

Despite an $8 billion deficit, California is investing in its troubled prison system. The new prison director is using innovative and inexpensive techniques including using volunteers to refocus prisons on rehabilitation rather than punishment.

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Attribution: This originally appeared on NPR’s Morning Edition on January 19, 2005. Read Story

Please note that the Prison University Project became Mount Tamalpais College in September 2020.

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