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Proposition 57

Weakening Prop 57 Reinforces Mass Incarceration
New legislation seeks to limit eligibility for Prop 57 reforms, thereby failing to address the root…
As Prop 57 goes into effect, experts debate impact on youth, prison overcrowding
UC Berkeley's Oakland North highlights CJCJ research and interviews Maureen Washburn and Erica…
Prop 57 Alliance Celebrates Success and Looks to the Future
The California Alliance for Youth and Community Justice, a coalition of youth justice…
Post-Prop 57, California Considers the Lasting Harm of Youth Incarceration
With Prop 57, Californians have voted to curb the treatment of youth as adults. Now we must…
New Prop 57 data tool shows "justice-by-geography" in California
Prop 57 would abolish prosecutor's ability to charge youth directly in adult court, a practice that…
Prop 57 Resource Page
An interactive map showing youth prosecuted as adults in each county, radio interviews, research…
A “Yes” on Prop 57 Will End Direct File
Prop 57 strips prosecutors of the power to send youth directly to adult criminal court, returning…
California legislature hears pros and cons of statewide sentencing reform
Criminal and juvenile justice reform advocates testified in support of Governor Brown's ballot…

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