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CJCJ Co-sponsored Bill Clears Another Legislative HurdleCJCJ Co-sponsored Bill Clears Another Legislative Hurdle

Blog—The Keep Youth Closer to Home Act (Senate Bill 284), a measure co-sponsored by CJCJ, is one step closer to becoming California state law. Support youth today by helping to pass SB 284.

SB 284 Success, State Audit of $100M+ grant program, and more!SB 284 Success, State Audit of $100M+ grant program, and more!

Newsletter—CJCJ’s Cameo House partners with the SF SPCA, Senate Bill 284 passes another legislative hurdle, and the state approves an audit of the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act.

Keep Youth Closer to Home with a Quick Call Today!Keep Youth Closer to Home with a Quick Call Today!

Blog—Making a difference made easy! Check out how you can take 5 minutes today or tomorrow to voice your support for Senate Bill 284 as it heads to the CA Assembly Appropriations Committee on June 26th.

Justice Policy Journal - Volume 16, Number 1 – Spring, 2019Justice Policy Journal - Volume 16, Number 1 – Spring, 2019

Volume 16—Articles on arrest histories of men who buy sex; community member perceptions regarding sex offender recidivism; the school-to-prison pipeline, juvenile risk assessments, and more.

San Francisco to Close Juvenile Hall: Supervisor Walton and CJCJ's Daniel Macallair Discuss Why It's ImportantSan Francisco to Close Juvenile Hall: Supervisor Walton and CJCJ's Daniel Macallair Discuss Why It's Important

Blog—Supervisor Shamann Walton and CJCJ Executive Director Daniel Macallair discuss the now-successful legislation to close San Francisco's juvenile hall during a recent community event.

Mother's Day at Cameo House, Quest for Democracy Advocacy Day, and More!Mother's Day at Cameo House, Quest for Democracy Advocacy Day, and More!

Newsletter—Cameo House celebrates Mother’s Day, CJCJ joins hundreds for annual Quest for Democracy in Sacramento, and San Francisco Supervisor Shamann Walton and CJCJ Executive Director discuss juvenile… Continue

Governor’s May Revision Proposes Additional Spending on Ineffective DJJ FacilitiesGovernor’s May Revision Proposes Additional Spending on Ineffective DJJ Facilities

Blog—As the Governor’s office prepares to transition DJJ into the state’s Health and Human Services Agency, the population is projected to grow by nearly 20 percent.

New Fact Sheet: Crime in L.A. County’s Major Cities Decline Amid Statewide Justice ReformNew Fact Sheet: Crime in L.A. County’s Major Cities Decline Amid Statewide Justice Reform

Publications—New CJCJ research finds crime rates have declined among Los Angeles County's major cities during California's justice reform era (2010-2018).

CJCJ and Federal Partners Collaborate to Enhance Conviction Alternatives Program (CAP)CJCJ and Federal Partners Collaborate to Enhance Conviction Alternatives Program (CAP)

Blog—This year marks a period of immense growth and continued dedication to strengthening Northern District of California's collaborative courts through the Federal Judiciary Center (FJC) Quality… Continue

San Francisco Models Juvenile Justice Reform, Urban Crime Declines, and More!San Francisco Models Juvenile Justice Reform, Urban Crime Declines, and More!

Newsletter—San Francisco to end youth detention with CJCJ and community support, new fact sheet finds declines in California’s urban crime amid justice reforms, and CJCJ’s Youth Justice Mentoring… Continue

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Purchase CJCJ Executive Director Daniel Macallair's new book, a history of youth corrections in California, detailing the cycle of abuse and reform from the 1890s to the present. 


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Explore how California’s 58 counties send their residents to correctional institutions with interactive maps, charts, and downloadable data.


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