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.
CJCJ in the News, Juvenile Justice—CJCJ's Erica Webster describes conditions at California's state youth correctional facilities on KQED's The California Report.
CJCJ in the News, Social Justice—The Associated Press interviews Mike Males, who criticizes Milwaukee's implementation of youth curfews after protests in the city became destructive.
Publications, Juvenile Justice—A new fact sheet from CJCJ shows that, in 2015, arrests of young people under age 25 dropped below 2014 levels and continue a decades-long trend of decline
Publications, Correctional Institutions, Juvenile Justice—CJCJ's new report finds, in California's state youth corrections system, violence has increased, gang culture is pervasive, and mental health treatment is at times nonexistent.
Blog, Sentencing—The money bail system was designed to ensure that people charged with an offense return to court for trial. In practice, however, it rewards those who can afford to pay and punishes those who cannot.
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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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