The 2014 AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice’s national conference, held November 5-7 in St. Louis, will focus on architecture for social justice, highlighting a growing trend in the correctional design community.
The Pennsylvania State Correctional Officers Association will conduct a health survey of present and former members working at State Correctional Institution – Fayette (SCI Fayette) in La Belle as well as three other prisons built near coal ash disposal or coal mining operations in the state.
Following the Aug. 24 earthquake that damaged hundreds of Napa County buildings, the county’s Department of Corrections has obtained a court order allowing the transfer of some of inmates from the impacted jail to nearby facilities.
The Stevenson Unit Chapel Fund Association intends to solicit donations and grants to help build a chapel for all faiths at the Clarence N. Stevenson Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) in Cuero.
Eight California prisons recently earned accreditation with the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections, the official accrediting body of the American Correctional Association, bringing the state’s total to 16 approved facilities.