Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

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

Vision Statement

Changing offenders' lives through innovative job training for a safer California.

Goals & Objectives

To achieve its vision, CALPIA has established four main strategic and business goals:

  • Reduce Offender Recidivism
  • Maintain Self-Sufficiency
  • Develop High Performing Staff and Organization
  • Increase Customer Satisfaction

Core Values

  • Leadership
    Have a vision, and inspire others to support that vision.
  • Respect
    Treat others the way you wish to be treated.
  • Professionalism
    Mutual respect among all levels of staff.
  • Integrity
    Do the right thing in all circumstances.
  • Teamwork
    Be proactive in soliciting others’ opinions.
  • 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