Crime victims’ support groups throughout the state received more than $100,000 from incarcerated individuals participating in the California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) Joint and Free Venture programs in Fiscal Year 2019-20. Four adult CDCR institutions offer The Joint Venture Program. The Free Venture Program operates in one Division of Juvenile Justice facility.
Merit Partners was recently recognized by local Sacramento ABC affiliate ABC 10 with a great story on the work of Merit Partners and it’s affect on the youth in the program and recidivism rates. Check out the story here: http://www.abc10.com/news/local/tech-vocational-program-at-juvenile-detention-center-challenges-rising-recidivism-rates/371801966
Youth in Stockton Correctional Facility Learn a Business, Repay Victims in Unique Program View Entire Article and Audio at The California Report website. Kids in the juvenile justice system have plenty of time to think about their futures. But inside one correctional facility in Stockton, a private business lets kids actually rehearse for their futures […]
Merit ePartners Achieves e-Stewards Certification Attains the gold standard for globally responsible management of electronic waste Stockton, California. July 24, 2013. The Basel Action Network (BAN), a non-profit organization focused on eliminating irresponsible trade of toxic waste, announced today that Stockton, California’s Merit ePartners has achieved e-Stewards® certification. eStewards recyclers are audited by third-party certifying […]
STOCKTON – When Tarrance Turner is released from prison, he will already have real-world experience refurbishing computers. View this story at Recordnet.com STOCKTON – When Tarrance Turner is released from prison, he will already have real-world experience refurbishing computers. Turner is a state ward working in a program run by Merit, a social enterprise, restoring […]
Merit ePartners is pleased to announce the finalization of an agreement between Merit and The STRIDE Center and it’s social enterprise, ReliaTech, to have Merit ePartners serve as ReliaTech’s designated e-waste agent. Both Merit and ReliaTech are nonprofit social enterprises who, among other activities, increase job readiness by providing work experience. This partnership is to […]