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Harm Reduction: A Hard Pill to Swallow
San Francisco Sentencing Commissioner, Kate McCracken, reflects upon a recent visit to Seattle,…
Missouri's Innovative Concept Academy: One Powerful Idea
The Innovative Concept Academy in St. Louis City, Missouri shows how one powerful idea can come to…
San Francisco’s Sheriff implements Obamacare
Sheriff Mirkarimi discusses his plans to implement the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in San Francisco.
CJCJ in the news: Lawyers help troubled S.F. youths stay in class, out of jail
In partnership with the San Francisco Public Defender's Office, CJCJ operates the Legal Advocacy…
LEAP TEAM TO RECEIVE GOOD GOVERNMENT AWARD
CJCJ's LEAP program receives 34th annual Good Government award on March 11, 2014. The LEAP team…
Back to work: San Francisco reduces unfair barriers to employment
Earlier this month, San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to implement a Fair Chance…
How to Address Pain for Life
Restorative practices are essential to improving the framework of our justice system. This new lens…
You mentor, discover, and inspire us!
A big thank you to all of our generous donors this holiday season. You reached above and beyond to…
Out of the Darkness: For Inmates Released Late at Night, Change May Be Coming
Danielle Evans, Director of Women's Services, discusses the need for coordinated reentry planning…
Bringing the holidays into the jails
The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department and the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice…
CJCJ Newsletter - Thank you for a big year at CJCJ!
CJCJ reflects on its transformation in 2013: new programs, award winning staff, and our new…
Fouts Springs: A Model Approach to Serving High-Risk Youth
New study documents legacy of Fouts Springs Youth Facility, a regional facility operated by Solano…
Spotlight on Solano: Youth thrive through county innovation
A closer look at Solano County's self-sufficient juvenile justice practices.
Home From Prison
The San Francisco Bay Guardian article highlights CJCJ's Cameo House program and importance of…
CJCJ Newsletter - Saying goodbye to CJCJ's Supportive Living Program
CJCJ's Supportive Living Program closes its doors and policy staff report on the ineffectiveness of…
A day in the life of Patsy Jackson a NoVA Case Manager
Patsy Jackson has been a case manager with NoVA for two years. Patsy helps her clients succeed by…
Safety first: protecting clients in an emergency
CJCJ staff attend the San Francisco Fire Department's Neighborhood Emergency Response Team training…
Pre-booking Diversion To Help Address Health Needs
How do you divert justice-involved individuals into specialized programs that address the root…
Contribute to a safe and healthy home today!
Help us provide a vital safety net for homeless mothers at Cameo House.
Reentry barriers: employment and the technology divide
How do you prepare for work in an office environment if you've never used a computer? Many Bay Area…
Leaders in the Field Weigh in on the Effectiveness of Diversion Programming
An article in the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange examines diversion programs for…
CJCJ pays tribute to the history of its new mentoring program
CJCJ's newest direct service program, the Youth Justice Mentoring Program, has a long history in…
CJCJ Newsletter - Introducing our new mentoring program!
This month CJCJ began providing mentoring services to youth in detention, and staff visited…
SF Commission Explores What Works: Examining a Collaborative Diversion Program
Local model practices exist throughout the nation and there is substantial empirical research…
San Francisco’s reentry pod prepares people for successful release
San Francisco's unique reentry pod in Jail #2 serves men returning from state prison, prior to and…

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