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Justice Policy Journal - Volume 14, Number 2 - Fall 2017Justice Policy Journal - Volume 14, Number 2 - Fall 2017

Volume 14—Articles on arson rates in Chicago, adulthood relationship outcomes for juvenile justice-involved individuals, and migrant workers counteracting wage theft and underpayment.

Los Angeles County Crime Rates Show Wide Local Variation During Justice Reform Era, 2010-2016Los Angeles County Crime Rates Show Wide Local Variation During Justice Reform Era, 2010-2016

Justice by Geography, Realignment, Technical Assistance—CJCJ’s new report shows Los Angeles County crime trends, like trends across the state, appear to be highly localized during the justice reform era.

Success for Homeless Youth, New Report, and More!Success for Homeless Youth, New Report, and More!

Newsletter, Model Local Practices, Proposition 57—CJCJ helps a young man transition to sustainable housing, a new report addresses disparities in youth prosecution as adults, and Cameo House staff hosts a Thanksgiving dinner.

New Report: Youth Prosecution after Prop 57New Report: Youth Prosecution after Prop 57

Publications, Juvenile Justice, Proposition 57—Addressing Racial, Ethnic, and Geographic Disparities after the Repeal of Direct File

Support Safe Communities and Healthy Families on #GivingTuesdaySupport Safe Communities and Healthy Families on #GivingTuesday

Blog—Join CJCJ on this national day of generosity to support programs that serve justice-involved youth and adults in our community. Together, we can build safer neighborhoods and a more just society.

Promoting Alternatives to Incarceration, New Report, and More!Promoting Alternatives to Incarceration, New Report, and More!

Newsletter—CJCJ launches an initiative to promote alternatives to incarceration, publishes a new report, and tours a model juvenile hall.

Most California Jurisdictions Show Declines in Property Crime During Justice Reform EraMost California Jurisdictions Show Declines in Property Crime During Justice Reform Era

Publications, Proposition 47, Proposition 57—CJCJ’s new report shows wide variations in local crime trends, with most jurisdictions reporting declines amid Public Safety Realignment, Prop 47, and Prop 57.

SB 190 Becomes Law, Ending Harmful, Unlawful, and Costly Juvenile Justice FeesSB 190 Becomes Law, Ending Harmful, Unlawful, and Costly Juvenile Justice Fees

Blog, CJCJ in the News—California takes the lead in juvenile justice reform, ending the harmful, unlawful, and costly practice of charging fees to families with youth in the system.

Cameo House Successes, Youth Facilities, and an International DelegationCameo House Successes, Youth Facilities, and an International Delegation

Newsletter—Cameo House residents build new skills and strengthen family ties; CJCJ advocates for sweeping changes at youth facilities; and Children's Waiting Rooms hosts an international delegation.

CJCJ Youth Mentoring, Collaborative Courts, and More!CJCJ Youth Mentoring, Collaborative Courts, and More!

Newsletter—CJCJ youth clients explore the great outdoors at Yosemite, Reentry Court Coordinator presents at international conference, and CJCJ cosponsored bill clears legislative hurdles.

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After the Doors Were Locked

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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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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