Celebrating the No Violence Alliance, new fact sheet, and more!Celebrating the No Violence Alliance, new fact sheet, and more!

Newsletter—No Violence Alliance (NoVA) celebrates its 10th anniversary, CJCJ co-sponsored bills clear key… Continue

Returning to ReentryReturning to Reentry

Blog—Collaborative courts connect clients with needed services and emphasize rehabilitation over… Continue

California’s Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Reports High Recidivism Despite Surging CostsCalifornia’s Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Reports High Recidivism Despite Surging Costs

Correctional Institutions—CJCJ's new fact sheet finds that the costs of confining youth in California’s state youth… Continue

58 city and county departments apply for Prop 47 funding58 city and county departments apply for Prop 47 funding

Proposition 47—See of a full list of public agencies that submitted applications for Prop 47 funding and read the… Continue

CJCJ Co-sponsored Bills Clear Senate Policy CommitteesCJCJ Co-sponsored Bills Clear Senate Policy Committees

Blog—On April 4th , SB 190 and SB 439 passed Senate policy committees after strong testimony from… Continue

94.1 KPFA | Upfront: CJCJ's Maureen Washburn on youth reform legislation94.1 KPFA | Upfront: CJCJ's Maureen Washburn on youth reform legislation

CJCJ in the News—CJCJ's Maureen Washburn discusses several pieces of important juvenile justice reform legislation… Continue

CJCJ sponsors youth justice reform legislation and more!CJCJ sponsors youth justice reform legislation and more!

Newsletter—CJCJ co-sponsors youth justice reform legislation, youth clients take a deserved break from their… Continue

CJCJ Co-sponsors Legislation to Reform the Juvenile Justice SystemCJCJ Co-sponsors Legislation to Reform the Juvenile Justice System

Blog—CJCJ is co-sponoring two bills in the California legislature this year that would lessen the impact… Continue

Sentencing Reform in CaliforniaSentencing Reform in California

Blog—CJCJ's executive director, Daniel Macallair, testified before the California Legislature on the… Continue

CJCJ's Cameo House Celebrates International Women's DayCJCJ's Cameo House Celebrates International Women's Day

Blog—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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