Ironwood State Prison
near Blythe, California
|Population||3,451 (156.9%) (as of 31 December 2012)|
|Opened||1 February 1994|
|Managed by||California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation|
Ironwood State Prison (ISP) is a state prison located south of Interstate 10, in a detached section of Blythe, California, that lies west of the main portion of the city. It is located in eastern Riverside County, California, adjacent to Chuckawalla Valley State Prison.
In 2014, the Anti-Recidivism Coalition teamed up with the Ford Foundation and others to host a TEDx conference inside Ironwood with hundreds in attendance, including Richard Branson. ARC produced a short documentary about the event.
- Offender Information Services Branch (3 January 2013). "Monthly Report of Population" (PDF). California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: 2. Retrieved 15 January 2013.
- Mechanic, Michael. "TEDx goes to Prison". Mother Jones. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
- "Watch the 9-min doc of TEDxISP!". ARC. Archived from the original on 19 April 2015. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
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