CALPIA’s offers pre-apprentice programs for female prisoners

The California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) pre-apprentice program has graduated 70 women in the field of carpentry, construction labor, healthcare facilities maintenance and computer coding at the California Institution for Women (CIW), reported ABC 7. “64% of California’s jail population is awaiting trial or sentencing as of December 2016.” Most remain in pretrial custody because … Continue reading CALPIA’s offers pre-apprentice programs for female prisoners