How CA Fwd data and counties can create public safety success inside and outside of jail

Studies of jail populations and other innovations laid foundation for criminal justice system change Read more

Returns on Recovery: Expanding county substance abuse services benefits community over long term

San Bernardino County seeing dividends on funding and service increases Read more

The power of data in deploying criminal justice resources

Riverside County DA's data-driven teamwork helps make informed budget decisions with limited resources Read more

Community Colleges are Learning a Lesson in Disruption – and Leadership

Reforms to open up access to higher education and incentivize completion are coming to a head this month Read more

Meet the one-person alternative sentencing program connecting Californians to a better life outside of jail

Riverside County social worker directly connects people charged with crimes to rehabilitative programs Read more

Knowing the Data: How to build better outcomes for inmates with mental health needs

Getting to know why people are in jail helps set justice reforms up for success Read more

Pilot program gives select San Bernardino County inmates a chance to live, work on the outside

Small group of low-risk inmates is monitored, allowed back into community to encourage a successful reentry Read more

Data-driven criminal justice reform yielding results say San Bernardino County supervisors

CA Fwd study of county jails showed which strategies working best to cut recidivism Read more

Can California’s Techies Move the Needle on Mental Health?

How California's innovation economy can have a positive impact on public services Read more

County and Tech Innovators Are Rethinking California’s Mental Health Services

The state's diverse 58 counties could benefit from a high-tech hub for mental health solutions Read more