Newsletter—No Violence Alliance (NoVA) celebrates its 10th anniversary, CJCJ co-sponsored bills clear key Senate policy committees and youth corrections report high recidivism despite surging costs
Blog, Model Local Practices—Collaborative courts connect clients with needed services and emphasize rehabilitation over punishment.
Publications, Correctional Institutions, Juvenile Justice—CJCJ's new fact sheet finds that the costs of confining youth in California’s state youth correctional syste are expected to climb to $271,318 per youth.
Proposition 47—See of a full list of public agencies that submitted applications for Prop 47 funding and read the full proposals.
Blog, Juvenile Justice—On April 4th , SB 190 and SB 439 passed Senate policy committees after strong testimony from legislators and advocates, and broad public support.
CJCJ in the News—CJCJ's Maureen Washburn discusses several pieces of important juvenile justice reform legislation that will decrease the negative impacts of justice-involvement on youth.
Newsletter—CJCJ co-sponsors youth justice reform legislation, youth clients take a deserved break from their demanding lives, and California sees a promising start to county juvenile facility reform.
Blog, Juvenile Justice, Social Justice—CJCJ is co-sponoring two bills in the California legislature this year that would lessen the impact of the juvenile justice system on youth and their families.
Blog, Justice by Geography, Sentencing—CJCJ's executive director, Daniel Macallair, testified before the California Legislature on the need for increased uniformity in county implementation of sentencing laws to reduce mass incarceration.
Blog, Model Local Practices—This International Women's Day, CJCJ's Cameo House could not imagine "A Day Without a Woman."
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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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