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State spent millions on youth facilities despite drop in crime
The Union Democrat quotes CJCJ's Erica Webster and Mike Males regarding community concerns about…
California’s Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Reports High Recidivism Despite Surging Costs
CJCJ's new fact sheet finds that the costs of confining youth in California’s state youth…
People Are Calling out This Educational Academy
ATTN: interviews CJCJ's Brian Goldstein on the merits of the California Leadership Academy, a new…
Failure After Farrell: Violence and Inadequate Mental Health Care in California's Division of Juvenile Justice
CJCJ's new report finds, in California's state youth corrections system, violence has increased,…
The California Legislature Approves Additional $270 Million for Jail Construction
On June 15, the California Legislature passed Senate Bill (SB) 844, creating yet another allocation…
A Special Goodbye
Ten-year-old Eva was sad and upset — after six years of visiting her dad weekly in jail,…
A special goodbye & May news from CJCJ
A special goodbye visit for a family, Cameo House residents complete first step of programming,…
California Must Prioritize In-Person Visits
California’s county jails are exacerbating the collateral consequences of incarceration by…
CJCJ in the news: After the Doors Were Locked
National Center for Youth Law (NCYL) staff attorney Atasi Uppal reviews After the Doors Were Locked…
Young Adult Prisons Are Not the Answer
A proposal by the California Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation defies best practices and…
CJCJ in the news: Crime Moves Back Down in 2016 in Davis and West Sacramento
The Davis Vanguard highlights CJCJ's recent report analyzing Prop. 47's impact on crime.
Farrell’s End Gives True Juvenile Justice Reform a Chance
After the 2002 lawsuit against DJJ was dismissed on February 25, 2016, CJCJ urges youth California…
February News from CJCJ!
Sierra Health Foundation's Speaker Series features Daniel Macallair; New CJCJ collaborative offers…
Closing California's Division of Juvenile Facilities: An Analysis of County Institutional Capacity
A review of how juvenile justice realignment has mad closing DJF possible.
CJCJ in the news: Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton Accepted Almost the Same Amount of Prison Lobbyist Donations
The Huffington Post reports on Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio receiving campaign contributions…
CJCJ in the news: Others States Can Learn from Changes to Juvenile Justice in California
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) publishes an op-ed by CJCJ executive director, Daniel…
CJCJ in the news: Department of Juvenile Justice: Empower or end?
The Daily Journal's L.J. Williamson tackles the question of closing California's state youth…
Governor Brown Proposes Additional $250 Million in Adult Facility Construction Funding
Governor Brown’s 2016-2017 budget proposal increases state spending on local criminal justice…
Proposition 47 Savings: Reinvest in California’s Communities
The BSCC will be hosting four community meetings in southern California, providing an opportunity…
KQED Forum Interviews Daniel Macallair
KQED Forum's Michael Montgomery talks with CJCJ executive director, Daniel Macallair, about his new…
CJCJ in the news: California prison reforms have reduced inmate numbers, not costs
Reuters quotes CJCJ's Executive Director, Daniel Macallair, on why the costs of incarceration are…
Update to CJCJ's Farrell Litigation Timeline
CJCJ has updated it's Farrell Litigation Timeline to include relevant events from 2013 - 2015.
The Gift of a Second Chance #GivingTuesday
By participating in #GivingTuesday, your tax-deductible donation will support the unique services…
CJCJ in the news: 3 California Reforms Support Youth Record Sealing, Re-entry
The Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) publishes an op-ed by Erica Webster reviewing…
November news from CJCJ
In this issue: CJCJ voices concern about jail funding and Prop. 47 at the BSCC, Wraparound youth…

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