Rehabilitation Program Benefits Youth and Rescued AnimalsIn some institutions, staff sponsored “Shop with a Cop” programs where children-in-need from the community where escorted by correctional officers to a store for a shopping spree. Some wards created or refurbished community decorations for holiday celebrations. Some inmates sponsored Christmas parties for the children who come to visit, complete with toys and a visit from Santa.
For more information, and to see the accompanying fact sheet listing activities at all participating facilities and parole offices as well as pictures of events that have already occurred, please visit the CDCR website at http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/ Media is encouraged to visit this website to identify CDCR activities in your media broadcast or circulation area.
Holiday Fact Sheet