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Daniel Macallair

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Daniel Macallair, Executive Director

(415) 621-5661 ext. 111
dmacallair@cjcj.org

Daniel Macallair is CJCJ’s Executive Director and co-founder. Mr. Macallair’s expertise is in the development and analysis of youth and adult correctional policy. He has implemented model community corrections programs and incarceration alternatives throughout the country and is an expert on criminal justice reform.

Mr. Macallair serves on the faculty of the Department of Criminal Justice Studies at San Francisco State University as a Practitioner-in-Residence.  He teaches courses on adult and juvenile corrections policy, is an author of numerous publications, and an invited speaker at conferences and seminars throughout the country. To learn more about Mr. Macallair, download his CV.

Abu Qadir Al-Amin

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Abu Qadir Al-Amin, Associate Director

(415) 621-5661 ext. 125

Abu Qadir Al-Amin is CJCJ’s Associate Director and co-founded the Supportive Living Program. Mr. Al-Amin has worked with formerly incarcerated people for over 34 years. He served as a Muslim Chaplain at the Federal Correctional Institution in Pleasanton, 1983-1984. The State of California pre-release classes utilize his video, Class of 72, to prepare incarcerated individuals for reentry.

He has presented at Yale and UC Berkeley universities and the Washington D.C. Civil Rights Commission about religious freedom for prisoners. In 2006, he advised Kenyan NGOs, drug rehabilitation centers, and Mosques on the establishment of substance abuse treatment modalities that incorporate Muslim principles, during a US Department of State sponsored tour.

Dinky Manek Enty

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Dinky Manek Enty, Deputy Director 

(415) 621-5661 ext. 120
dinky@cjcj.org       

Dinky Manek Enty is CJCJ’s Deputy Director and the Director of the Children’s Waiting Rooms. She oversees all aspects of the agency’s fourteen programs, including operational, fiscal, and contractual processes. 

In 2011, Ms. Enty co-authored Renewing Juvenile Justice, commissioned by the Sierra Health Foundation. It formed the foundation for the statewide Positive Youth Justice Initiative, offering model designs for juvenile justice reform.

Ms. Enty is CJCJ’s lead contact as a technical assistance provider for wraparound and community-based services. She holds a Master's degree in Public Administration and Bachelor's degrees in Criminal Justice and Child and Adolescent Development.

Kate McCracken

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Kate McCracken, Director of Policy and Development

(415) 621-5661 ext. 124
cmccracken@cjcj.org

Catherine McCracken is CJCJ’s Development Director and Director of the Sentencing Service Program (SSP). She presented expert testimony to the Little Hoover Commission regarding sentencing reform in 2012 and currently serves on the San Francisco Sentencing Commission. 

In 2012, Ms. McCracken co-authored Lessons Learned and Local Reform in a Realigned Environment, in partnership with the Santa Cruz County Probation Department. These publications highlight her expertise in alternative sentencing and institutional population management strategies.

Ms. McCracken has a Masters of Science in Conflict Resolution from Portland State University and is trained in restorative justice. 

Gerald Miller

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Gerald Miller, Director of Community-Based Services

(415) 621-5661 ext. 117
gerald@cjcj.org

Gerald Miller is CJCJ’s Director of Adult Community Corrections Services. Mr. Miller joined CJCJ staff after 15 years with the internationally renowned Delancey Street Foundation, where he directed the Institute for Social Renewal. Mr. Miller has implemented model community-based services for special needs offenders, including an intensive case management reentry program for violent offenders returning to the community from the county jail (NoVA).

In addition to his international experience presenting on community corrections, Mr. Miller serves on the advisory boards of a number of community and civic organizations, including two terms with the San Francisco Reentry Council.

Kimo Uila

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Kimo Uila, Director of Juvenile Justice Services

(415) 621-5661 ext. 101
kimo@cjcj.org

Kimo Uila is CJCJ’s Director of Juvenile Justice Services. Under Mr. Uila's leadership, CJCJ operates seven direct service programs that serve pre-adjudicated, post-dispositional, and aftercare youth. Mr. Uila is co-chair of the Juvenile Justice Providers Association and represents the association on the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Counsel.

Mr. Uila is also a member of the San Francisco Police Department Chief’s Youth Forum Advisory Board and is widely respected for his expertise in the juvenile justice field including model programming, behavioral services, and community engagement.

Danielle Evans

Danielle Evans, Director of Women's Services

(415) 621-5661 ext. 104
devans@cjcj.org

Danielle Evans is CJCJ’s Director of Women’s Services. Ms. Evans has expertise in providing a therapeutic program environment that reflects an understanding of the realities of women’s lives. Under her supervision, Cameo House’s program design responds to women’s challenges and strengths in a manner that reflects dignity, safety, and respect. Ms. Evans is also a member of the Hospitality House Board of Directors and sits on the programs and policy sub-committee.

 Ms. Evans has worked extensively with the Wraparound services model to provide a client-center, strengths-based, and solution-focused approach to assisting families involved in multiple systems of care including, foster care, mental health, and juvenile justice. 

Ms. Evans studied Psychology and Social Work at Arizona State University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

Mike A. Males, Senior Research Fellow

mmales@cjcj.org 
www.YouthFacts.org     

Mike A. Males is a Senior Research Fellow at CJCJ. He has contributed research and co-authored numerous CJCJ publications, including on issues of drug policy, 3-strikes law, criminal justice realignment, and juvenile justice reform.

Dr. Males has a Ph.D. in Social Ecology from U.C. Irvine and over 12 years of experience working in youth programs. He is also content director of Youth Facts.

Randall G. Shelden, Senior Research Fellow

rshelden@cjcj.org 
www.sheldensays.com           

Randall G. Shelden is a Senior Research Fellow at CJCJ. He has contributed research and co-authored numerous CJCJ publications, including program evaluations and the influence of the criminal justice lobby in America. He has also authored numerous books.

Dr. Shelden is the co-editor of the on-line Justice Policy Journal and a Professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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