California is the Center of the Second-Chance Career Movement

Date: Jun 01, 2017 By: greystonbakery

The U.S. prison population has been growing for decades. At 66 prisoners per 10,000 citizens, our per capita prison population is six times higher than in 1975 and surpasses every country except the island nation of Seychelles.

One in every 37 Americans were under some form of correctional supervision at the end of 2015. We spend approximately US$31,000 per prisoner every year to keep prisoners incarcerated in the federal prison system.

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