Blog, Justice by Geography—Some have claimed the “end of racism” in this country. The most recent claim comes from the Republican Party.
Blog, Drug Policy—California’s next step in drug policy reform needs to be towards nondiscriminatory legalization of medical and recreational marijuana with funding mechanisms to prevent drug abuse. Design… Continue
Publications, Political Landscape—Unofficial notes from the meeting, taken by CJCJ's Brian Goldstein.
Blog, Social Justice, Political Landscape—Many reporters and experts seem sadistically bent on creating fear in an aging population by manufacturing endless teen-violence panics
Newsroom, Juvenile Justice—New 2012 youth crime data released, publication on a model youth justice program in Solano County, and our journal releases its Fall 2013 edition.
Blog, Technical Assistance—In a post-Realignment California, criminal and juvenile justice professionals and advocates require accessible data resources in order to develop state and local policies. Everyone agrees reliable… Continue
Publications, Model Local Practices—New study documents legacy of Fouts Springs Youth Facility, a regional facility operated by Solano County that served high-risk youth in lieu of the state youth correctional facilities.
Newsroom, Model Local Practices—A closer look at Solano County's self-sufficient juvenile justice practices.
Newsroom, Social Justice, Juvenile Justice—Knockout game: A violent teen prank – seen in videos, but probably still an isolated trend – highlights the need to establish strong connections between young people and their community.
Blog, Political Landscape—California is the tech center of the world, filled with a richness of technical expertise and innovation. The state now needs political leadership to develop policy that leverages these elements to… Continue
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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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