2017 ACCE Convention: The Business Case for Corrections Reform
The Business Case for Corrections Reform
Presented by: Nina Catalano, Senior Associate, Public Safety Performance Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts; Anita Begnaud, Vice President of Governmental Affairs and Communications, One Acadiana (La.); Gary Toebben, President & CEO, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce; and Roy Williams, CCE, President and CEO, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce
If workforce development, transportation, or education is on your chamber's agenda, then criminal justice reform should also be on that list. State and local government spending on prisons and jails has increased about three times faster than spending on elementary and secondary education. Learn how chambers of commerce are promoting data-based strategies to control spending, reduce prison populations, and improve public safety.