JAN 12 WEBINAR: Improve California’s Juvenile Justice FacilitiesJAN 12 WEBINAR: Improve California’s Juvenile Justice Facilities

Blog—Please join our January 12th webinar for a unique opportunity to improve California's juvenile… Continue

New Report: Declining Drug Enforcement After Proposition 47New Report: Declining Drug Enforcement After Proposition 47

Proposition 47—A new report finds arrests and citations for drug possession have decreased in Los Angeles and San… Continue

Lost African American Girls in the Maryland Juvenile Justice SystemLost African American Girls in the Maryland Juvenile Justice System

CJCJ in the News—CJCJ's Mike Males discusses the mistreatment and criminalization of Black girls in the juvenile… Continue

CJCJ's Year in ReviewCJCJ's Year in Review

Blog—In 2016, CJCJ remained dedicated to promoting a balanced and humane criminal justice system.

California Sentencing Institute now shows 2015 trendsCalifornia Sentencing Institute now shows 2015 trends

Blog—The California Sentencing Institute (CASI) interactive map now shows annual criminal and juvenile… Continue

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Blog—This week, Children’s Waiting Rooms staff hosted a holiday gathering for families, children,… Continue

What's next for CJCJ and remembering Jose AguilarWhat's next for CJCJ and remembering Jose Aguilar

Model Local Practices—CJCJ and Northern Calif. Service League remember Jose Aguilar; CJCJ offices expand into San… Continue

Support Healing After Incarceration on #GivingTuesdaySupport Healing After Incarceration on #GivingTuesday

Model Local Practices—On this global day of giving, we at CJCJ hope you will consider making a donation to support our… Continue

Support Safe, Trauma-free Childcare on #GivingTuesdaySupport Safe, Trauma-free Childcare on #GivingTuesday

Model Local Practices—By participating in Giving Tuesday, your tax-deductible donation will help CJCJ provide safe,… Continue

Give Homeless Mothers a Second Chance on #GivingTuesdayGive Homeless Mothers a Second Chance on #GivingTuesday

CJCJ in the News—Help CJCJ continue an influential, groundbreaking program that provides a safe and healthy living… Continue

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After the Doors Were Locked

Purchase CJCJ Executive Director Daniel Macallair's new book, a history of youth corrections in California, detailing the cycle of abuse and reform from the 1890s to the present. 


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California Sentencing
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Explore how California’s 58 counties send their residents to correctional institutions with interactive maps, charts, and downloadable data.


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Do you have juvenile record? This online tool provides eligibility information and step-by-step record sealing guides for all 58 counties. 


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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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