California Prison Industry Authority

California Prison Industry Authority is a State agency with 33 institutions across the State.

Mission 

CALPIA is a self-supporting, customer-focused business that reduces recidivism, increases prison safety, and enhances public safety by providing incarcerated individuals productive work and training opportunities.

Vision 

Changing incarcerated individuals’ lives through innovative job training for a safer California.

Goals

GOAL 1: ENHANCE INCARCERATED INDIVIDUALS’ LIVES TO REDUCE RECIDIVISM
GOAL 2: PROVIDE HIGH-QUALITY, SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
GOAL 3: FOSTER CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT AS CUSTOMER-FOCUSED ORGANIZATION

Values

Leadership: Have a vision, inspire and empower others to act.

Professionalism: Mutual courtesy and respect among all levels of staff.

Integrity: Do the right thing in all circumstances.

Teamwork: Be collaborative in working towards solutions.

Safety: Be proactive in identifying and preventing safety issues.

Accountability: Accept responsibility for the outcomes expected of you – both good and bad.

Quality Principles

We implement our Quality Policy through:

  • Customer Focus
  • Leadership
  • Involvement of People
  • Process Approach
  • System Approach
  • Continual Improvement
  • Factual Approach to Decision Making