LIVE stream - Informational Hearing: Reducing CA's Prison Population & Recidivism Rate, May 31st

VIDEO ARCHIVE WILL BE POSTED SHORTLY

CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE SELECT COMMITTEE OF MENTAL HEALTH

INFORMATIONAL HEARING - REDUCING CALIFORNIA’S PRISON POPULATION & RECIDIVISM RATE

A LIVE stream of this hearing will be shown on this webpage on Friday, May 31st from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m

Senators Jim Beall and Kevin de León will host an informational hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Mental Health in Los Angeles. The committee will discuss a plan of action to reduce California's prison population and recidivism rate.

Speakers will examine how increasing parolees' and at-risk populations' access to mental health and substance use treatment will result in lower incarceration rates and save taxpayers millions of dollars.

Among those scheduled to testify are:

  • Danny Trejo, Actor, Director of Western Pacific Rehab
  • Sheriff  Lee Baca, Los Angeles County
  • Dr. Richard Rawson, Associate Director of UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs
  • Dr. Luis Garcia, Vice President of Latino Program Development Pacific Clinics
  • Sharon Aungst of  Partnership for Community Excellence
  • Ross Peterson of Telecare Corporation

Click here to view the Agenda