S02 E02 - The Path Forward: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Corrections Profession

CDCR Unlocked by California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Episode notes

Sarina Calderon has a big job at CDCR. As the Associate Director of the Office of Civil Rights, she is responsible for ensuring Equal Employment Opportunity exists for all applicants and employees, as well as creating a professional work environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. In addition to that, she is also very involved on the CDCR/CCHCS steering committee for the Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE). This national network of government agencies works together to achieve racial equity and advancement opportunities for all.

Here, Calderon shares the challenges, successes, and innovations CDCR and CCHCS have had in establishing diversity, equity, and inclusion as a pillar in all the Department does.

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