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September news from CJCJ: Executive Director publishes history of California juvenile justice system
After the Doors Were Locked: California's juvenile justice history; JJS supports youth on Polynesia Violence Prevention Day; CJCJ participates in Monterey County Proposition 47 town hall
CJCJ in the news: The Push to Imprison California's Low-Level Offenders
As critics fault Proposition 47 for a spike in crime—which reduced some minor offenses from felonies to misdemeanors—the East Bay Express cites expert criminologists and CJCJ to explain…
August news from CJCJ
CJCJ clients gain leadership skills and enjoy the outdoors; Realignment and crime in 2014: California's violent crime in decline; Youth of color visit state representatives to discuss key legislation
Realignment and Crime in 2014: California's Violent Crime in Decline
A new report from CJCJ analyzes the increased Realigned population's effect on county crime and finds that there is no causal relationship.
CJCJ in the news: As California becomes more diverse, youth arrests continue to plummet
Sacramento News & Review interviews CJCJ's Mike Males on his report "The Plummeting Arrest Rates of California's Children" detailing the dramatic decline in youth arrests over the past 30 years.
Why more states are considering marijuana legalization
The Christian Science Monitor cites CJCJ's report "Reforming Marijuana Laws: Which Approach Best Reduces the Harms of Criminalization? A Five-State Analysis" when discussing Oregon's legalization of…
May news from CJCJ
The plummeting arrest rates of California's children; Patti Lee honored as a trailblazer of juvenile justice reform; and California leaders work to implement Prop 47.
CJCJ in the news: Black women in San Francisco arrested way more often than white women, report shows
Fusion shares CJCJ's recent factsheet on the disproportionately high arrests rates of black women in San Francisco compared to their white counterparts.
The Plummeting Arrest Rates of California's Children
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.
CJCJ in the news: The over-policing of black women in SF
San Francisco Public Defender, Jeff Adachi, discusses CJCJ's recent report on the city's disproportionate arrests of African American women.
CJCJ in the news: S.F. police scandal focuses on dwindling number of blacks
The Los Angeles Times highlights CJCJ's 2012 report on San Francisco's disproportionate arrests of African Americans for drug felonies.
April News from CJCJ
Formerly incarcerated Californians advocate for reform; San Francisco's Racially Disproportionate Arrest Rates Persist; CJCJ youth client gets a fresh start
CJCJ in the news: San Francisco Criminal Justice Leaders Push for Change at Race Summit
CJCJ Senior Research Fellow Mike Males discusses his latest findings on racially disproportionate arrests in San Francisco.
CJCJ in the news: African Americans cited for resisting arrest at high rate in S.F.
SF Gate highlights CJCJ's study on the disproportionate arrest rates of African American women in San Francisco.
San Francisco's Disproportionate Arrest Rates of African American Women Persist
A new CJCJ fact sheet analyzing data shows the disproportionately high arrest rates of African American women in San Francisco.
March News from CJCJ
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
CJCJ in the News: The War on Drugs Is Burning Out
Rolling Stone discusses a recent CJCJ report on marijuana reform.
December News from CJCJ
CJCJ helps spread holiday cheer; Executive Director Dan Macallair offers expertise on new justice show; CJCJ fights for rights of children visiting incarcerated parents
November news from CJCJ
Cameo House's new alternative sentencing program opens its doors; CJCJ releases new resource to help people get a fresh start; After Proposition 47: Following the Money
CJCJ in the news: Proposition 47 releases, resentencings begin in Lake County
Lake County News highlights CJCJ's recent brief estimating the county-level impact of Proposition 47.
CJCJ in the news: What To Expect Now That California Passed Prop 47
FiveThirtyEight highlights CJCJ's recent brief estimating the county-level impact of Proposition 47.
October news from CJCJ
October news: In memory of Roland Carey, director of youth housing program; Proposition 47 could generate significant cost savings for counties; For SF's formerly incarcerated, job opportunities in…
New CJCJ report: Prop 47 could save counties millions, reduce jail populations
A new CJCJ brief estimates the potential county-level savings and jail population reductions that could result from implementing Proposition 47, which would reclassify low-level drug and property…
September news from CJCJ
September news: Gov. Brown signs bills that may reduce incarceration in California; New CJCJ report analyzes impact of marijuana reform; Proposition 47 could generate significant cost savings for…
Proposition 47: Estimating Local Savings and Jail Population Reductions, Summary
Proposition 47, the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act of 2014, could generate costs savings for three counties between $135 million and $236 million.

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