$12.1 Billion

Dollars A Year

California’s 2018-19 prison budget totaled $12.1 billion. This equates to approximately $81,000 a year per inmate.



more likely to be jobless

Incarcerated adults are nearly five times more likely to be unemployed than the general population.



placement rate

More than 90% of Second Chance job readiness training graduates secure full-time employment within the first 30 days following completion of the program.