Blog, Social Justice—So it was said, almost 50 years ago, by the Kerner Commission, in their report on the riots of the 1960s. Their exact words were : “Our nation is moving toward two societies, one black, one… Continue
Publications, Juvenile Justice—A dramatic development with profound implications for Califorina's criminal justice system has occured over the last three decades: an enormous decline in arrests among the youngest Californians.
Blog, Political Landscape—“Demographic determinism” persists even among progressives. It needs to stop.
Publications, Social Justice—San Francisco Public Defender, Jeff Adachi, discusses CJCJ's recent report on the city's disproportionate arrests of African American women.
Publications, Social Justice—The Los Angeles Times highlights CJCJ's 2012 report on San Francisco's disproportionate arrests of African Americans for drug felonies.
Blog, Social Justice—Rhetoric blaming youth for destruction in Baltimore reinforces America’s troubling historical narrative against the young and poor.
Blog, Juvenile Justice—Policymakers, law-enforcement, and advocates must include justice-involved youth when making decisions that affect these young people and their communities.
Publications, Drug Policy—CJCJ Senior Research Fellow Mike Males discusses his latest findings on racially disproportionate arrests in San Francisco.
Publications, Social Justice—Formerly incarcerated Californians advocate for reform; San Francisco's Racially Disproportionate Arrest Rates Persist; CJCJ youth client gets a fresh start
Publications, Drug Policy—SF Gate highlights CJCJ's study on the disproportionate arrest rates of African American women in San Francisco.
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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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