Organization receives donation

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The Community Action Partnership of Madera County has received a donation of more than $54,000 from CalPia, a joint venture, operating at the Central California Women’s Facility in Chowchilla.

According to District Attorney Michael R. Keitz, the action partnership, in cooperation with the District Attorney’s Office, provides assistance and advocacy to victims of crimes committed in Madera County.

CalPia, the California Prison Industry Authority, partners with the California Women’s Facility to employ inmates at the state prison in commercial manufacturing projects such as construction of wiring harnesses and electronic circuitry.

The inmates are paid for their work and a portion of the income is contributed to restitution for crime victims, to reimburse them for losses they have suffered as a result of the crimes...

 

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