Saturday May 25, 2019
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Cisco McSorley, Director of the NM Probation and Parole Division, within the Department of Corrections speaks on criminal justice reform.
Speaker: Cisco McSorley, Director of the NM Probation and Parole Division, within the Department of Corrections Topic: Criminal Justice Reform Former State Senator Cisco McSorley was recently appointed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham to run the state’s Probation and Parole Division. As part of his new job, McSorley will be in charge of overseeing substance abuse and mental illness programs for parolees. He told the Albuquerque Journal he will push for the creation of more halfway houses, medical assistance services and counseling for released inmates. McSorley served as State Senator representing District 16 from 1997 to 2019. He served in the New Mexico House of Representatives from 1985 to 1997. Gray Panthers brings together young, old, women, men, persons of all ethnic, racial and economic backgrounds for the promotion of social and economic justice. Gray Panthers is a member of Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice.