Date & Time
Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
469 Organizational Transparency: Lessons Learned From California's Evolving Experience With Public Reporting*

In an age of data-driven decision-making and law enforcement accountability, prison system stakeholders -- from families of inmates to the federal court -- increasingly demand access to detailed information about our prison population, operations, and outcomes. This presentation describes California's experience with three recent reporting efforts and offers suggestions about what to do and what not to do when issuing reports to the public.

Educational Objectives:

Name three advantages and three potential pitfalls of public reporting

Describe best practices in public reporting, including documentation standards, accessibility for people with disabilities, and end-user support.

Identify architecture and formats used in public reporting, and how these configurations that might be applied in public reporting.

Level: Intermediate