Newsroom, Model Local Practices—In partnership with the San Francisco Public Defender's Office, CJCJ operates the Legal Advocacy Education Program (LEAP) to help at-risk youth obtain educational success.
Newsroom, Model Local Practices—CJCJ's LEAP program receives 34th annual Good Government award on March 11, 2014. The LEAP team includes CJCJ's Board member Patti Lee and LEAP Advocate Marc Babus.
Blog, Social Justice, Juvenile Justice, Political Landscape—Mike Males critiques the President's new My Brother's Keeper initiative, asking why the federal government is not investing in measures to reduce youth poverty.
Publications, Political Landscape—Unofficial notes from the meeting, taken by CJCJ's Brian Goldstein.
Newsroom, Publications, Realignment—CJCJ released a fact sheet today using new FBI crime data for the first six months of 2013.
Blog, Juvenile Justice—Senior Research Fellow Randy Shelden revisits his previous examination of the perils of privatization of youth prisons and detention centers.
Blog, Juvenile Justice—“Punitive segregation” and “therapeutic modules” describe interventions correctional facility staff use on confined youth. These interventions might sound innocuous, but what… Continue
Blog, Political Landscape—Senior Research Fellow Mike Males examines myths related to youth crime in light of the Michael Dunn verdict.
Newsroom, Juvenile Justice—Mike Males, Senior Research Fellow is Op-ed is featured in the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange.
Blog, Model Local Practices—Earlier this month, San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to implement a Fair Chance Ordinance promoting fair hiring policies among both public and private employers.
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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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