CJCJ in the News, Juvenile Justice—CJCJ's Mike Males pens an op-ed for Washington Monthly calling on San Francisco voters to pass Proposition F and allow young people age 16 and older to vote in municple elections.
Publications, Juvenile Justice—A new report presents 2015 trends in California’s use of “direct file,” wherein prosecutors are granted sole discretion to file charges against youth as young as 14 years old… Continue
CJCJ in the News, Political Landscape—CJCJ's Mike Males pens an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times including his data showing that crime among older white people has increased and discouraging demographic scapegoating.
Publications, Juvenile Justice—CJCJ's new research report predicts ongoing declines in the violent felony arrest rate of California's youth through 2020.
Newsletter, Juvenile Justice, Model Local Practices, Proposition 47—Prop 47 and Crime in 2015, CJCJ's Executive Director awarded Juvenile Advocate of the Year, and dedicated CJCJ youth mentors featured in a major news outlet.
CJCJ in the News, Juvenile Justice, Model Local Practices—The Christian Science Monitor highlights CJCJ's Youth Justice Mentoring Program (YJM) and features interviews from clients and mentors about the impact of a caring adult role model.
CJCJ in the News, Proposition 47—The Los Angeles Daily News highlights CJCJ's new report which finds that Proposition 47's criminal justice reforms do not correlate with county-level crime changes in 2015.
CJCJ in the News, Juvenile Justice, Social Justice—CJCJ's executive director pens an op-ed for the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) on the lessons to be learned from the failures of California's state youth corrections system.
Publications, Proposition 47—CJCJ's new report provides a comparison of county-level crime changes to jail population changes and prison releases after the passage of Prop 47.
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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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