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KQED: Violence and Gang Activity Still Plague California's Juvenile Corrections Facilities

KQED highlights a recent report from CJCJ, detailing how conditions at California's state youth correctional facilties, the Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), continue to be dangerous and mental health care at the facilities is sometimes nonexistent. CJCJ's Erica Webster describes the overall findings of the report:

"Violence continues to be an issue, gangs continue to be an issue, and a lot of the same problems that existed at DJJ before the lawsuit happened are continuing today." — CJCJ's Erica Webster 

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Read the full report "Failure After Farrell: Violence and Inadequare Mental Health Care in California's Division of Juvenile Justice" >>


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