Publications, Proposition 47—CJCJ's new report provides a comparison of county-level crime changes to jail population changes and prison releases after the passage of Prop 47.
CJCJ in the News, Juvenile Justice—New America Media quotes CJCJ's Nisha Ajmani on the ineffectiveness of mental health treatment for youth in detention for whom detention is often re-traumatizing.
Blog—Advocates celebrate the successful passage of several key bills and call on Governor Brown to sign them into law.
CJCJ in the News—The Atlantic interviews CJCJ's Nisha Ajmani and Mike Males, and determines that district attorneys' unfettered power to prosecute youth as adults doesn't benefit anyone — except prosecutors.
Blog—On August 8th , hundreds of youth from across California gathered in Sacramento for the annual Free Our Dreams Organizing Summit and Advocacy Day.
Newsletter—CJCJ remembers change-maker, Juidell Preston, youth clients learn new skills in the High Sierras, and new CJCJ reports address juvenile justice issues in California.
Blog, Social Justice—CJCJ honors our friend and caring leader, Juidell Preston, who passed away on August 6, 2016.
CJCJ in the News—The Napa Valley Register publishes an op-ed by CJCJ's Maureen Washburn arguing against a pilot program aimed at 18-20 years olds in the justice system proposed by Senate Bill 1004.
Blog, Political Landscape, Sentencing—The bail bonds industry has a long history of aggravating racial and socio-economic disparities, and engaging in blatant corruption.
CJCJ in the News, Juvenile Justice—The Chronicle of Social Change highlights a new CJCJ study on conditions at California's state youth correctional facilties.
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Established in 1985 as the Western Regional Office of the National Center on Institutions and Alternatives (NCIA), the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ) is a nonprofit nonpartisan organization promoting a balanced and humane criminal justice system through the provision of direct services, technical assistance, and policy analysis.
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