San Francisco’s “Crime Wave” Is Just One CrimeSan Francisco’s “Crime Wave” Is Just One Crime

Blog—In recent months, San Franciscans have seen alarming headlines announcing the city has suffered… Continue

California's Arrest Rate Falls to Record Low in Justice Reform Era (2011-2018)California's Arrest Rate Falls to Record Low in Justice Reform Era (2011-2018)

Publications—A new CJCJ fact sheet shows that California's decades-long declines in arrests have continued… Continue

CJCJ wishes you a happy New Year!CJCJ wishes you a happy New Year!

Newsletter—In 2019, CJCJ promoted alternatives to youth incarceration, prepared tomorrow’s justice… Continue

Closing San Francisco's Juvenile Hall: An Analysis of the Youth PopulationClosing San Francisco's Juvenile Hall: An Analysis of the Youth Population

Publications—New CJCJ research offers a deeper understanding of population trends within the San… Continue

CJCJ Tours DJJ Facilities, Supports Prop 64 Grant Process, and more!CJCJ Tours DJJ Facilities, Supports Prop 64 Grant Process, and more!

Newsletter—CJCJ tours California’s youth correctional facilities, policy staff serves on Prop 64… Continue

Justice Policy Journal - Volume 16, Number 2 – Fall, 2019Justice Policy Journal - Volume 16, Number 2 – Fall, 2019

Volume 16—Articles on topics including the Inside-Out Model, Trauma-Informed Interventions, Extra-Legal… Continue

This #GivingTuesday: Support Community Health and Justice ReformThis #GivingTuesday: Support Community Health and Justice Reform

Blog—Here at CJCJ, we believe in supporting families that have been impacted by the justice system. Join… Continue

CJCJ Executive Director helps plan SF juvenile hall closure, and more!CJCJ Executive Director helps plan SF juvenile hall closure, and more!

Newsletter—November News: CJCJ Executive Director sits on task force to close SF juvenile hall, California… Continue

California Must Move Beyond Youth IncarcerationCalifornia Must Move Beyond Youth Incarceration

Blog—Recently, California failed to adopt the Keep Youth Closer to Home Act (SB 284). CJCJ and community… Continue

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

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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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