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A dramatic development with profound implications for Califorina's criminal justice system has occured over the last three decades: an enormous decline in arrests among the youngest Californians.
“Demographic determinism” persists even among progressives. It needs to stop.
San Francisco Public Defender, Jeff Adachi, discusses CJCJ's recent report on the city's disproportionate arrests of African American women.
The Los Angeles Times highlights CJCJ's 2012 report on San Francisco's disproportionate arrests of African Americans for drug felonies.
Rhetoric blaming youth for destruction in Baltimore reinforces America’s troubling historical narrative against the young and poor.
Policymakers, law-enforcement, and advocates must include justice-involved youth when making decisions that affect these young people and their communities.
Formerly incarcerated Californians advocate for reform; San Francisco's Racially Disproportionate Arrest Rates Persist; CJCJ youth client gets a fresh start
CJCJ Senior Research Fellow Mike Males discusses his latest findings on racially disproportionate arrests in San Francisco.
SF Gate highlights CJCJ's study on the disproportionate arrest rates of African American women in San Francisco.
A new CJCJ fact sheet analyzing data shows the disproportionately high arrest rates of African American women in San Francisco.
CJCJ and our allies are working to enact systemic reforms to make California's criminal and juvenile justice systems more humane, fair, and effective. Learn about some of the bills we're supporting.
A person's education level doesn't just correlate to employment and salary — it's also correlated with a person's likelihood of being murdered.
California allies convene to keep youth out of the adult system; CJCJ testifies on the consequences of a felony conviction; CJCJ program pairs college students with youth in Juvenile Hall
A new report concludes that a drop in the youth population may have contributed to a drop in crime — but the data show the opposite to be true.
Pacific Standard Magazine highlights research by CJCJ's Mike Males on the role of poverty in causing youth crime.
CJCJ Senior Research Fellow Randall Shelden discusses the case of Michael DiVicino, a California prisoner currently serving his time at the Nevada State Prison in Indian Springs.
Over 300 community members recently gathered in Oakland’s Imani Community Church to hear about a transformative moment in California’s criminal justice system: Proposition 47.
CJCJ cautions against leaving youth out of marijuana policy reform; Implementing Prop 47: Helping our clients change their records; Engaging the public with the Board of State and Community Corrections
Explore how California’s 58 counties send their residents to correctional institutions with interactive maps, charts, and downloadable data.
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