One step away from Keeping Youth Closer to Home, and more!One step away from Keeping Youth Closer to Home, and more!

Newsletter—Tell Governor Newsom to Keep Youth Closer to Home with Senate Bill 284, a youth’s dreams of… Continue

Keep Youth Close to Home: Governor Newsom Needs to Hear from You!Keep Youth Close to Home: Governor Newsom Needs to Hear from You!

Blog—Take 5 minutes to protect and support California's youth! One quick call to the Governor's office… Continue

SB 284 passes final vote in the Assembly, health education empowers women, and more!SB 284 passes final vote in the Assembly, health education empowers women, and more!

Newsletter—Senate Bill 284 passes final vote and goes to the Governor’s desk, CJCJ staff and partners… Continue

Fellowship Opportunity, Budget Success in San Francisco, and more!Fellowship Opportunity, Budget Success in San Francisco, and more!

Newsletter—This month, the Next Generation Fellowship applications open for justice-involved advocates, San… Continue

New Fact Sheet: A Decade of Declines in Violence Among San Francisco YouthNew Fact Sheet: A Decade of Declines in Violence Among San Francisco Youth

Publications—A new CJCJ fact sheet finds that v iolent crimes fell by 64 percent among youth in San Francisco in… Continue

California Interrupts the Cycle of Incarceration with Primary Caregiver Pretrial Diversion ActCalifornia Interrupts the Cycle of Incarceration with Primary Caregiver Pretrial Diversion Act

Blog—When a parent is incarcerated, their children are exposed to the trauma of separation and household… Continue

CJCJ Co-sponsored Bill Clears Another Legislative HurdleCJCJ Co-sponsored Bill Clears Another Legislative Hurdle

Blog—The Keep Youth Closer to Home Act (Senate Bill 284), a measure co-sponsored by CJCJ, is one step… Continue

SB 284 Success, State Audit of $100M+ grant program, and more!SB 284 Success, State Audit of $100M+ grant program, and more!

Newsletter—CJCJ’s Cameo House partners with the SF SPCA, Senate Bill 284 passes another legislative… Continue

Keep Youth Closer to Home with a Quick Call Today!Keep Youth Closer to Home with a Quick Call Today!

Blog—Making a difference made easy! Check out how you can take 5 minutes today or tomorrow to voice your… Continue

Justice Policy Journal - Volume 16, Number 1 – Spring, 2019Justice Policy Journal - Volume 16, Number 1 – Spring, 2019

Volume 16—Articles on arrest histories of men who buy sex; community member perceptions regarding sex… 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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