the bread project

California is a world leader in incarceration rates with 581 individuals per 100,000. More than 325,000 Californians are currently on parole or probation and the recidivism rate is 46%.

California has the largest number of immigrants of any state in the U.S. with 27% (nearly 11 million) of its population foreign-born. One third of the residents of Alameda and San Francisco counties are immigrants, half of whom have a high school diploma or less.


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