Blog—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… Continue
Blog—The bail bonds industry has a long history of aggravating racial and socio-economic disparities,… Continue
CJCJ in the News—The Chronicle of Social Change highlights a new CJCJ study on conditions at California's state… Continue
CJCJ in the News—CJCJ's Erica Webster describes conditions at California's state youth correctional facilities on… Continue
CJCJ in the News—The Associated Press interviews Mike Males, who criticizes Milwaukee's implementation of youth… Continue
Juvenile Justice—A new fact sheet from CJCJ shows that, in 2015, arrests of young people under age 25 dropped below… Continue
Correctional Institutions—CJCJ's new report finds, in California's state youth corrections system, violence has increased,… Continue
Blog—The money bail system was designed to ensure that people charged with an offense return to court… Continue
CJCJ in the News—The Santa Clara County district attorney has made a habit of charging 14-,15- and 16-year-olds as… Continue
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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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