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TAKE ACTION: Protect Youth at DJJ Amid Dangerous COVID-19 Surge
California is failing to keep youth safe amid a catastrophic COVID-19 outbreak at DJJ. Join us in standing up for youth by participating in a statewide action.
Apply Now for the 2022 Next Generation Fellowship!
APPLY TODAY : Harness your power and lived experience through the Next Generation Fellowship for justice-involved organizers!
Herd journalism and the phony San Francisco “shoplifting epidemic”
Some wrongly criticize San Francisco’s important justice reforms. Would they prefer Kern County's tough-on-crime policies: Worse crime, more incarceration, and $270+ million costs?
This #GivingTuesday, Support Family Unity and Healing
Join CJCJ on this national day of giving so we can support San Francisco's most vulnerable families.
California Must Safeguard Youth in State Facilities Amid New COVID-19 Outbreaks
Once again, California must move quickly to halt the spread of COVID-19 within the state’s youth correctional institutions, the Division of Juvenile Justice.
Children's Book Launch: Support Families Impacted by Incarceration!
Join CJCJ in San Francisco or virtually on Sunday, November 7th (11am - 12:30pm PST) as we celebrate the release of a new children's book about a boy who heals with his family's help while his mom is…
We Need Your Voice to Protect People in California’s Jails!
CJCJ and our partners want to hear your experiences, concerns, and solutions to strengthen California’s regulations for county jails.
California’s State Youth Correctional System Will Pass into History
Beginning today, California will wind down its infamous Division of Juvenile Justice by limiting new youth commitments.
The New York Times fabricates a nonexistent shoplifting wave in San Francisco, then wrongly blames it on criminal justice reforms and the city’s supposed soft-on-crime image
If San Francisco’s shoplifting rate has plummeted to its lowest level in at least 45 years, why did the New York Times see fit to print an article sensationalizing a supposed…
Cameo House Celebrates Families’ Strength on Mother’s Day
This Mother’s Day, program participants and staff of CJCJ’s Cameo House gathered for a special celebration to honor the strength of our community and families.
The PROMYSE Act (SB 493) Successfully Passes Senate Public Safety Committee
Critical legislation, co-sponsored by CJCJ and partners, to reinvest hundreds of millions in health-focused and community-based youth services advances out of first policy committee.
Youth Filed Fewer Complaints Amid the Pandemic. Is DJJ's Grievance Process Broken?
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed troubling flaws in the grievance process for youth confined in California’s state-run juvenile justice facilities.
Save Cameo House: Help Protect San Francisco’s Most Vulnerable Women and Their Children!
We urgently need your support to keep Cameo House open so CJCJ can continue serving our community.
The PROMYSE Act Paves the Way for California's Youth
Today, Senator Bradford introduced legislation to re-invest hundreds of millions in health-focused and community-based youth services.
Decades of Abuse at California’s DJJ Will End in 2023
The proposed 2021-22 state budget finalizes plans for the closure of California’s barbaric state youth correctional system, the Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).
CA Legislators Call for Youth Releases Amid COVID-19 Outbreak at DJJ
CJCJ stands behind more than a dozen state legislators in urging Governor Newsom to take swift action on the COVID-19 crisis at the state’s youth correctional system, the Division of Juvenile…
This #GivingTuesday, help strengthen families impacted by incarceration
Your tax-deductible gift will provide youth and families with the support they need through the COVID-19 pandemic.
CJCJ Provides Trove of DJJ Data to Support Realignment Planning
As part of CJCJ's longstanding commitment to monitoring the health and safety of youth at the Division of Juvenile Justice, we have compiled a trove of otherwise unavailable data reports.
CJCJ Celebrates Closure of California’s Youth Correctional System
In a historic decision, California enacts legislation to close state youth correctional facilities in favor of close-to-home alternatives.
Join the Fight to Protect Californians in Jail
We need your support to strengthen the new statewide regulations for California’s jails.
Prop 17 Could Restore Voting Rights to Tens of Thousands
Amid a national crisis over voter suppression, Californians are considering a historic expansion of the right to vote. Prop 17 would allow the 55,000 people on parole to cast a ballot.
Tell Governor Newsom to Act Now: Protect Youth at DJJ from COVID-19 Outbreak
California must act immediately to protect youth from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Celebrating 2019-2020 Next Generation Fellows
CJCJ and MILPA's Next Generation Fellowship brought thirteen justice reform advocates together to deepen cultural healing and policy advocacy strategies for California's emerging leaders.
California Must Safeguard Youth in State Facilities Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
California must move quickly to halt the spread of COVID-19 within the state’s youth correctional institutions, the Division of Juvenile Justice.
Advocates Successfully Push California to Collect COVID-19 Data in Jails, Call on Governor to Take Further Action
As COVID-19 threatens thousands of Californians in county correctional facilities, the state will begin tracking critical information, but must close data gaps and restart inspections.

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