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CJCJ releases new resource to help people get a fresh startCJCJ releases new resource to help people get a fresh start

Social Justice, Juvenile Justice—CJCJ is thrilled to announce the launch of Seal It , a new resource to help people seal their juvenile records.

After Proposition 47: Following the money

Blog, Political Landscape—Two weeks ago, California voters ushered in a landmark opportunity to reduce the state’s over-reliance on incarceration. Now it's up to advocates to make sure the savings go to the right place.

CJCJ in the news: Proposition 47 releases, resentencings begin in Lake County

Publications, Sentencing—Lake County News highlights CJCJ's recent brief estimating the county-level impact of Proposition 47.

CJCJ in the news: Juvenile arrests plunge by half

Juvenile Justice—The Orange County Register highlights CJCJ's research on youth crime trends.

CJCJ in the news: What To Expect Now That California Passed Prop 47

Publications—FiveThirtyEight highlights CJCJ's recent brief estimating the county-level impact of Proposition 47.

In memory of Roland Carey, former CJCJ directorIn memory of Roland Carey, former CJCJ director

Blog—Independent Living Program provided support and housing for young people.

Felony Disenfranchisement on Election DayFelony Disenfranchisement on Election Day

Blog, Political Landscape—Election Day is an annual reminder on the importance of civic engagement. Unfortunately, an alarming number of Americans do not have the option to vote because of their involvement in the criminal… Continue

The Sixties Have Returned in Ferguson

Blog, Social Justice—The continuing protests in Missouri show that racial segregation in the US is just as problematic as it was in the '60s.

Where do black teenagers and white middle-agers get busted for drugs at equal rates?

Blog, Drug Policy—In Los Angeles, huge declines in drug arrests of black teenagers and skyrocketing arrests of white middle-agers have led to an unimaginable new racial equality.

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

About CJCJ

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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