Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Your Call 121108 Beyond Prisons

After 30 years of "lock-em-up-and-throw-away-the-key", does California's fiscal crisis mean prison reform's time has come? On the next Your Call we'll discuss the financial and moral problem posed by prisons. The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation consumes about 1 of every $10 in state general fund spending and our prisons are at double capacity. What other models are there for maintaining the peace? It's Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests: Raquel Marisqual in Watsonville
Sr. Consultant for Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Site Development for the Annie E. Casey Foundation

Elaine Enns
Mediator & educator about restorative justice and conflict transformation. She has worked most recently at the Center for Peacemaking and Conflict Studies at Fresno Pacific University and the Center for Restorative Justice Works in Los Angeles.

Fernando Geraldo in Santa Cruz
Director of the Juvenile division Santa Cruz Probation department. Not the expert in the adult world.

Click to Listen: Beyond Prisons