The Incarcerated Girls Who Combat California’S Wildfires

Advertisement Continue reading the main storyCalifornia’s inmate firefighters choose to take part in the grinding and dangerous work they do.
Edmund G. Brown promised to double the size of the Conservation Camp Program.
This institutional disinterest makes more sense when inmate firefighters, who are on-call continuously, are considered as a state resource.
Those higher wages recognize the real dangers that inmate firefighters face.
The Conservation Camp Program saves California taxpayers approximately $100 million a year, according to C.D.C.R.

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