Justice Policy Journal - Volume 15, Number 1 - Spring 2018Justice Policy Journal - Volume 15, Number 1 - Spring 2018

Volume 15, Justice Policy Journal—Articles on social media responses to false confessions, civil and criminal forfeitures, police use… Continue

Youth Success on Probation, New Report, and More!Youth Success on Probation, New Report, and More!

Newsletter—CJCJ celebrates the success of its Probation Enrichment Program, a n ew report investigates how CA… Continue

Building Collective Power for a Better FutureBuilding Collective Power for a Better Future

Blog—Tina Curiel-Allen–a writer, poet, community leader, and Next Generation Fellow–offers a… Continue

Leadership through AdversityLeadership through Adversity

Blog—Cristian Franco, a youth mentor and community advocate, discusses the power of sharing your story… Continue

Pathways from Youth Prisons to Colleges for Young AdultsPathways from Youth Prisons to Colleges for Young Adults

Blog—Dr. Young-Alfaro's recent study, which follows ten young adults attending college after… Continue

New Report: California Juvenile Justice Funding in Five Bay Area Counties Shows Opportunity for ReinvestmentNew Report: California Juvenile Justice Funding in Five Bay Area Counties Shows Opportunity for Reinvestment

Publications—/uploads/cjcj/documents/juvenile_justice_funding_informational_sheet_san_mateo_county.pdf A new… Continue

From Sitting in Detention to Standing in CultureFrom Sitting in Detention to Standing in Culture

Blog—2017 Next Generation Fellow, Brayan Pelayo, shares his journey from childhood to community… Continue

CJCJ’s Exciting Transition, New Fact Sheet, and More!CJCJ’s Exciting Transition, New Fact Sheet, and More!

Newsletter—Cameo House upgrade project will bring CJCJ programs together, new fact sheet finds local juvenile… Continue

Next Generation Fellowship (NGF) Elevates Justice-Involved LeadersNext Generation Fellowship (NGF) Elevates Justice-Involved Leaders

Blog—Applications are now open! The second-annual NGF leadership program brings together emerging… 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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