Ms. Dolores Canales

Ms. Dolores Canales, Secretary, Fourth Supervisorial District

Dolores Canales was elected Secretary of the Probation Oversight Commission. Commissioner Canales is the Community Outreach Director for The Bail Project. Previously a Soros Justice Fellow, Dolores is the co-founder of California Families Against Solitary Confinement and worked as a youth coordinator for the Orangewood Children’s Foundation. She is the founder of Family UNIty Network and serves as the Director for the National Network of Solitary Survivors and Families project and advocates to end the use of solitary confinement.

Commissioner Canales brings a wealth of leadership experience in organizing with those personally affected by incarceration, drawing from her own experiences as well as having a family member who is incarcerated. Commissioner Canales was appointed by Supervisor Janice Hahn.