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“Next Generation” of Justice Policy Leaders Gather and Mobilize in Sacramento
CJCJ and MILPA co-facilitated a two-day leadership and policy advocacy training for justice…
Refuting Fear: Immigration, Youth, and CA’s Stunning Declines in Crime and Violence
A new CJCJ report finds crime and violence have decreased as racial and ethnic diversity and…
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…
Prop 47 Provides $103 Million for Community Programs
Prop 47 allocated state funding for community programs that support mental health, drug treatment,…
Santa Clara County Jail Guards Accused of Brutal Retaliation Against Inmate
Bay Area ABC 7 News's I-Team interviews CJCJ Executive Director Dan Macallair about several Santa…
The Lessons of California for Juvenile Justice Reform
CJCJ's executive director pens an op-ed for the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) on the…
In Honor of Change-Maker, Juidell Preston
CJCJ honors our friend and caring leader, Juidell Preston, who passed away on August 6, 2016.
CJCJ in the News: Milwaukee Is Latest City to Use Curfew to Tamp Down Unrest
The Associated Press interviews Mike Males, who criticizes Milwaukee's implementation of youth…
Ban the Box: Helpful or Harmful?
A new study reveals an unintended consequence of Ban the Box legislation. How does this impact job…
CJCJ in the news: Mike Males on coercive police interrogation
A North Dakota college student was killed after police coerced him to work as a drug deal informant…
A special goodbye & May news from CJCJ
A special goodbye visit for a family, Cameo House residents complete first step of programming,…
National Reentry Week & April News from CJCJ
CJCJ'S Direct service team reflects on National Reentry Wee , San Francisco leadership discusses…
Senate subcommittee votes to improve Prop. 47 funding process
The state legislature hears concerns about the unequal representation of communities most impacted…
March newsletter: New Prop. 47 report, CASI updates & more!
Is Prop. 47 to Blame for California's 2015 Increase in Urban Crime?; California Sentencing…
California Reforms Creating County-Based Systems for 21st Century
CJCJ Executive Director Daniel Macallair writes an op-ed in the Juvenile Justice Information…
CJCJ in the news: Native Americans; A Forgotten Minority in US Presidential Campaign
Voice of America highlights Mike Males's finding that Native Americans are disparately likely to be…
CJCJ in the news: Kids Are Becoming Less Violent. Adults Not So Much.
Mother Jones focuses on Mike Males research regarding the detrimental effects of childhood lead…
CJCJ in the news: The Stunning Facts on Crime and Imprisonment Everyone Is Ignoring
In article written for the Washington Monthly, CJCJ's Mike Males points out major changes in crime…
Spotlight on New Juvenile and Criminal Justice Legislation
Newly proposed legislation would preserve access to in-person visitation, strengthen juvenile data…
CJCJ's Matt Snope presents on unemployment after incarceration
The San Francisco Training Partnership case manager highlights employment needs of formerly…
Let Them Eat Lead
The refrain of "black lives matter" has been ignored by most of the country’s leadership, but…
JJIE: Juvenile Justice Can Be Reformed Without Invoking Old Prejudices
Individualized justice, economic equality and factual accuracy should supply the science driving…
CJCJ in the news: Dear America, Time to Open the Bank of Justice
Houston's Forward Times cites a CJCJ report showing the many different ways African American youth…
Another Dimension to “Black Lives Matter”
When it comes to police shooting unarmed suspects, white lives and older lives appear to matter…
CJCJ in the news: How Mario Woods Stands in for Vanishing Black San Francisco
The National Journal highlights a CJCJ report on San Francisco's disproportionate arrest rates of…

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