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Not Without Scars: The Story of Shirley LaMarr
San Francisco author Jim Dekker tells Cameo House Director Shirley LaMarr's story of survival after…
Returning to Reentry
Collaborative courts connect clients with needed services and emphasize rehabilitation over…
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."
States Must Move Funding from Correctional Facilities to Community-Based Treatment
CJCJ's Erica Webster pens an op-ed for the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE).
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,…
What's next for CJCJ and remembering Jose Aguilar
CJCJ and Northern Calif. Service League remember Jose Aguilar; CJCJ offices expand into San…
Give Homeless Mothers a Second Chance on #GivingTuesday
Help CJCJ continue an influential, groundbreaking program that provides a safe and healthy living…
Support Healing After Incarceration on #GivingTuesday
On this global day of giving, we at CJCJ hope you will consider making a donation to support our…
Support Safe, Trauma-free Childcare on #GivingTuesday
By participating in Giving Tuesday, your tax-deductible donation will help CJCJ provide safe,…
CJCJ Director awarded Juvenile Advocate of the Year, plus new Prop 47 report!
Prop 47 and Crime in 2015, CJCJ's Executive Director awarded Juvenile Advocate of the Year, and…
From juvenile detention to straight A's, with the help of a mentor
The Christian Science Monitor highlights CJCJ's Youth Justice Mentoring Program (YJM) and features…
July News from CJCJ
CASI now shows 6-year county trends, CJCJ youth spend a day of fun at California's Great America,…
CJCJ youth explore Alcatraz and strengthen bonds with mentors
Youth Justice Mentoring Program staff, mentors and clients visit Alcatraz, learn about local…
CJCJ in the news: Tenacity turned into treasure at San Francisco courts’ Children’s Waiting Room
San Francisco Bay View Newspaper highlights the important work of CJCJ's Children's Waiting Room…
CJCJ in the news: Mike Males on the ineffectiveness of youth curfews
After a mother in Saskatoon called for the imposition of a 10 pm curfew on youth, CBC Saskatoon…
After 30 years in prison, CJCJ client is balancing college and work
After completing job training with CJCJ's San Francisco Training Partnership (SFTP) program, Jim is…
Happy New Year from CJCJ!
In this issue: CJCJ partnership creates a new resource for youth; After 30 years in prison, CJCJ…
Donate Toys and Games to the Children's Waiting Rooms
CJCJ's Children's Waiting Rooms provide a safe and fun environment for children while their…
Make Hope a Reality at Cameo House
This holiday season, give the gift of stability to formerly incarcerated women and their children.…
October news from CJCJ
JCRT's Daniel Reyes promotes community-based services at national conference, a CJCJ youth client…
Jane Kim: San Francisco should fund effective programs, not a new jail
San Francisco County Supervisor, Jane Kim, highlights CJCJ's Cameo House as a model alternative to…
Cameo House: A Partnership to Help Mothers Succeed
In partnership with the San Francisco Adult Probation Department, CJCJ's Cameo House now serves as…
CJCJ in the news: Revolving justice: SF agencies tackle recidivism
San Francisco's Bay Area Reporter highlights the LEAP program, which CJCJ operates in partnership…
CJCJ in the news: Unique SF program aims to keep troubled kids in school
CJCJ operates the LEAP program in partnership with the San Francisco Public Defender's Office to…
Harm Reduction: A Hard Pill to Swallow
San Francisco Sentencing Commissioner, Kate McCracken, reflects upon a recent visit to Seattle,…

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