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CJCJ is hiring!
Are you passionate about criminal and juvenile justice issues? Do you want to work directly with…
Not Without Scars: The Story of Shirley LaMarr
San Francisco author Jim Dekker tells Cameo House Director Shirley LaMarr's story of s urvival…
Gun Politics Kills People
Declines in gun violence in three large, urban states with very different gun control regimes are…
Help Abolish Regressive Juvenile Justice Fees in California
Juvenile administrative fees harm youth and families and undermine the rehabilitative intent of the…
California Must Better Protect the Health and Safety of Youth in Juvenile Halls
Right now, California is deciding how, and in some cases whether , to afford basic protections for…
Weakening Prop 57 Reinforces Mass Incarceration
New legislation seeks to limit eligibility for Prop 57 reforms, thereby failing to address the root…
2017 Bills Could Limit Juvenile Shackling, Repeal Sentencing Enhancements, and More
This legislative session, CJCJ is co-sponsoring two justice reform bills and supporting others that…
"Free Our Dreams" and "Quest for Democracy" Highlight California’s Path to Justice Reform
On May 8th, groups from across California will come together in Sacramento to highlight the need…
Returning to Reentry
Collaborative courts connect clients with needed services and emphasize rehabilitation over…
CJCJ Co-sponsored Bills Clear Senate Policy Committees
On April 4 th , SB 190 and SB 439 passed Senate policy committees after strong testimony from…
CJCJ Co-sponsors Legislation to Reform the Juvenile Justice System
CJCJ is co-sponoring two bills in the California legislature this year that would lessen the impact…
Sentencing Reform in California
CJCJ's executive director, Daniel Macallair, testified before the California Legislature on the…
CJCJ's Cameo House Celebrates International Women's Day
This International Women's Day, CJCJ's Cameo House could not imagine "A Day Without a Woman."
Trump's distortions of crime, violence, drugs and youth
Trump’s address reveals dangerous misconceptions. Drugs and crime in America have virtually…
“Teen Brain” Non-Science Debunked
Recent scientific reviews have debunked neurological studies which found youth to be more crime…
Prop 57 Alliance Celebrates Success and Looks to the Future
The California Alliance for Youth and Community Justice, a coalition of youth justice…
At Least 50 California Agencies May Apply for Prop 47 Funding
Prop 47 created an estimated $103 million to fund community programs that focus on mental health,…
Patti Lee Appointed to Federal Board by the Obama Administration
Long-time CJCJ board member Patti Lee was honored by the Obama administration with a four-year…
2017-18 Budget Expands Youth Prisons and Deepens Reliance on Incarceration
In a time of fiscal caution, Governor Brown’s FY 2017-18 budget proposal deepens…
Prop 47 Provides $103 Million for Community Programs
Prop 47 allocated state funding for community programs that support mental health, drug treatment,…
Webinar Recap: Improving Minimum Standards for California’s Juvenile Justice Facilities
Please find all the webinar presentation materials here. Thank you to The California Endowment and…
JAN 12 WEBINAR: Improve California’s Juvenile Justice Facilities
Please join our January 12th webinar for a unique opportunity to improve California's juvenile…
CJCJ's Year in Review
In 2016, CJCJ remained dedicated to promoting a balanced and humane criminal justice system.
California Sentencing Institute now shows 2015 trends
The California Sentencing Institute (CASI) interactive map now shows annual criminal and juvenile…
The Children’s Waiting Rooms make the holidays brighter for San Francisco kids
This week, Children’s Waiting Rooms staff hosted a holiday gathering for families, children,…

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