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CJCJ in the News—The Marshall Project highlights the work of CJCJ and advocacy organizations to prioritize the… Continue

New Report: Urban Crime Trends Remain Stable Through California’s Policy Reform Era (2010-2016)New Report: Urban Crime Trends Remain Stable Through California’s Policy Reform Era (2010-2016)

Proposition 47—CJCJ's new fact sheet finds that, despite the implementation of large-scale criminal justice… Continue

Prop 47, Empowering Youth Voices & A New California Prison?Prop 47, Empowering Youth Voices & A New California Prison?

Newsletter—Declining drug enforcement after Proposition 47, advocates rally to improve California's juvenile… Continue

‘Rooms Infested With Spiders’: California Youth Urge Changes in Conditions at Juvenile Facilities

CJCJ in the News—The Chronicle of Social Change highlights advocacy by CJCJ and other juvenile justice organizations… Continue

People Are Calling out This Educational Academy

CJCJ in the News—ATTN: interviews CJCJ's Brian Goldstein on the merits of the California Leadership Academy, a new… Continue

At Least 50 California Agencies May Apply for Prop 47 FundingAt Least 50 California Agencies May Apply for Prop 47 Funding

Blog—Prop 47 created an estimated $103 million to fund community programs that focus on mental health,… Continue

Patti Lee Appointed to Federal Board by the Obama AdministrationPatti Lee Appointed to Federal Board by the Obama Administration

Blog—Long-time CJCJ board member Patti Lee was honored by the Obama administration with a four-year… Continue

The Never-Ending Indian WarsThe Never-Ending Indian Wars

CJCJ in the News—Yes Magazine highlights research conducted by CJCJ's Mike Males on the high rates of death of… Continue

2017-18 Budget Expands Youth Prisons and Deepens Reliance on Incarceration2017-18 Budget Expands Youth Prisons and Deepens Reliance on Incarceration

Juvenile Justice—In a time of fiscal caution, Governor Brown’s FY 2017-18 budget proposal deepens… 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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