Former justice-involved youth should be key players in creating policyFormer justice-involved youth should be key players in creating policy

Blog—Policymakers, law-enforcement, and advocates must include justice-involved youth when making… Continue

CJCJ in the news: San Francisco Criminal Justice Leaders Push for Change at Race SummitCJCJ in the news: San Francisco Criminal Justice Leaders Push for Change at Race Summit

Drug Policy—CJCJ Senior Research Fellow Mike Males discusses his latest findings on racially disproportionate… Continue

April News from CJCJ

Publications—Formerly incarcerated Californians advocate for reform; San Francisco's Racially Disproportionate… Continue

San Francisco's Disproportionate Arrest Rates of African American Women PersistSan Francisco's Disproportionate Arrest Rates of African American Women Persist

Blog—A new CJCJ fact sheet analyzing data shows the disproportionately high arrest rates of African… Continue

CJCJ's legislative priorities for 2015CJCJ's legislative priorities for 2015

Blog—CJCJ and our allies are working to enact systemic reforms to make California's criminal and… Continue

Books not Bars is RightBooks not Bars is Right

Blog—A person's education level doesn't just correlate to employment and salary — it's also… Continue

March News from CJCJ

Political Landscape—California allies convene to keep youth out of the adult system; CJCJ testifies on the consequences… Continue

New Report on Crime Decline Repeats Old MythsNew Report on Crime Decline Repeats Old Myths

Blog—A new report concludes that a drop in the youth population may have contributed to a drop in crime… Continue

CJCJ in the news: It’s Poverty, Not the 'Teenage Brain,' That Causes the Most Youth Crime

Juvenile Justice—Pacific Standard Magazine highlights research by CJCJ's Mike Males on the role of poverty in… Continue

When is Enough Punishment Enough?When is Enough Punishment Enough?

Blog—CJCJ Senior Research Fellow Randall Shelden discusses the case of Michael DiVicino, a California… 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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