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CJCJ in the news: U.S. Supreme Court, Life Sentences for Juveniles Must Be Reviewed

Public News Service interviews CJCJ's executive director, Daniel Macallair, on the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent juvenile justice decision. 

CJCJ in the news: U.S. Supreme Court, Life Sentences for Juveniles Must Be Reviewed

Public News Service interviews CJCJ's executive director, Daniel Macallair, on the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent juvenile justice decision. 

CJCJ in the news: Court Decision Brings Hope, Uncertainty for Juveniles Sentenced to Life

JJIE quotes CJCJ's Daniel Macallair on today's Supreme Court decision to retroactively extend a a 2012 verdict ruling juvenile life without parole (JLWOP) as unconstitutional. 

Proposition 47 Savings: Reinvest in California’s Communities
The BSCC will be hosting  four community meetings in southern California, providing an opportunity for advocates to voice their opinions about how Proposition 47 funding should be used. 
JJIE: Juvenile Justice Can Be Reformed Without Invoking Old Prejudices

Individualized justice, economic equality and factual accuracy should supply the science driving reform, not century-old biodeterminism.

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 are disproportionately represented in both the juvenile and criminal justice systems nationwide. 

Another Dimension to “Black Lives Matter”

When it comes to police shooting unarmed suspects, white lives and older lives appear to matter more than Black, Latino, and young lives.

2016-17 budget continues California's dependency on incarceration

$250 million for adult facility construction funding and increased funding to DJJ, but only $29.3 million in Prop. 47 savings? 

KQED Forum Interviews Daniel Macallair

KQED Forum's Michael Montgomery talks with CJCJ executive director, Daniel Macallair, about his new book, the history of youth corrections in California, and the lessons to be learned from the past.  

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 African-American women. 

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 increasing in California, despite the declining prison population.

Update to CJCJ's Farrell Litigation Timeline

CJCJ has updated it's Farrell Litigation Timeline to include relevant events from 2013 - 2015. 

After 30 years in prison, CJCJ client is balancing college and work

After completing job training with CJCJ's San Francisco Training Partnership (SFTP) program, Jim is working towards his bachelor's degree.  

Happy New Year from CJCJ!

In this issue: CJCJ partnership creates a new resource for youth; After 30 years in prison, CJCJ client is balancing college and work; Direct service programs receive gifts and donations for families.

Ignoring Poverty In Plain Sight

Recently Mike Males reported what has been obvious for more than a century: class and race predict just about everything related to crime. Poverty in particular is of critical importance.

CJCJ in the news: Study Finds People With Mental Illness 16 Times More Likely To Be Killed By Police

Blue Nation Review links a CJCJ article showing high police murder rates of Native Americans to high rates of mental suffering among Native Americans. 

Donate Toys and Games to the Children's Waiting Rooms

CJCJ's Children's Waiting Rooms provide a safe and fun environment for children while their parents tend to court business. Donate toys and games to the waiting rooms to help children learn and play. 

End Mass Incarceration. Stop Prosecuting Youth as Adults.

Youth tried as adults generally experience worse outcomes and higher rates of incarceration than their juvenile court counterparts.By ending the transfer of young people to adult court and harnessing the strengths of the juvenile justice system, we can improve the lives of at-risk youth, their families, and our communities.

Make Hope a Reality at Cameo House

This holiday season, give the gift of stability to formerly incarcerated women and their children. Donate canned goods and hygiene products to Cameo House.

CJCJ in the news: After the Police Killing of Mario Woods, SF is "That Kind of Town"

SF Weekly cites a CJCJ fact sheet on San Francisco's disproportionate arrest of African American women. 

New Centers for Disease Control report shows U.S. officials still won’t address gun violence

Political leaders prefer relying on remedial programs rather than confronting widespread poverty and inequality.

Justice Policy Journal - Volume 12, Number 2 - Fall 2015

Articles about open carry on college campuses, the militarization of law enforcement, the effects of incarceration on drug trafficking earnings, Texan gangs, and Georgia's Transitional Center Program. 

Justice Policy Journal - Volume 12, Number 2 - Fall 2015

Articles about open carry on college campuses, the militarization of law enforcement, the effects of incarceration on drug trafficking earnings, Texan gangs, and Georgia's Transitional Center Program. 

The Gift of a Second Chance #GivingTuesday

By participating in #GivingTuesday, your tax-deductible donation will support the unique services CJCJ provides, and give hope to those who have been affected by California's juvenile and criminal justice systems.  

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 three reforms to the California juvenile record sealing process passed in 2015. 

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