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CJCJ Director awarded Juvenile Advocate of the Year, plus new Prop 47 report!
- Oct 3, 2016
- Prop 47 and Crime in 2015, CJCJ's Executive Director awarded Juvenile Advocate of the Year, and dedicated CJCJ youth mentors featured in a major news outlet.
From juvenile detention to straight A's, with the help of a mentor
- Sep 29, 2016
- The Christian Science Monitor highlights CJCJ's Youth Justice Mentoring Program (YJM) and features interviews from clients and mentors about the impact of a caring adult role model.
July News from CJCJ
- Jul 29, 2016
- CASI now shows 6-year county trends, CJCJ youth spend a day of fun at California's Great America, and a recent CJCJ report is highlighted in national publication.
CJCJ youth explore Alcatraz and strengthen bonds with mentors
- Jun 30, 2016
- Youth Justice Mentoring Program staff, mentors and clients visit Alcatraz, learn about local history, and build lasting memories with friends.
CJCJ in the news: Tenacity turned into treasure at San Francisco courts’ Children’s Waiting Room
- May 2, 2016
- San Francisco Bay View Newspaper highlights the important work of CJCJ's Children's Waiting Room staff.
CJCJ in the news: Mike Males on the ineffectiveness of youth curfews
- Feb 8, 2016
- After a mother in Saskatoon called for the imposition of a 10 pm curfew on youth, CBC Saskatoon interviewed CJCJ's Mike Males on the failure of youth curfews to curb crime or deter gang activity.
After 30 years in prison, CJCJ client is balancing college and work
- Erica Webster, Dec 31, 2015
- 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!
- Dec 31, 2015
- 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.
Donate Toys and Games to the Children's Waiting Rooms
- Erica Webster, Dec 18, 2015
- 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…
Make Hope a Reality at Cameo House
- Erica Webster, Dec 14, 2015
- This holiday season, give the gift of stability to formerly incarcerated women and their children. Donate canned goods and hygiene products to Cameo House.
October news from CJCJ
- Oct 30, 2015
- JCRT's Daniel Reyes promotes community-based services at national conference, a CJCJ youth client looks forward to the future, and After the Doors Were Locked by Daniel Macallair receives praise…
CJCJ in the news: San Francisco should fund effective programs, not a new jail
- Jul 20, 2015
- San Francisco County Supervisor, Jane Kim, highlights CJCJ's Cameo House as a model alternative to incarceration for rest of the nation.
Cameo House: A Partnership to Help Mothers Succeed
- Brian Goldstein, Nov 25, 2014
- In partnership with the San Francisco Adult Probation Department, CJCJ's Cameo House now serves as an alternative sentencing program for pregnant and parenting women in San Francisco County.
CJCJ in the news: Revolving justice: SF agencies tackle recidivism
- Jun 27, 2014
- San Francisco's Bay Area Reporter highlights the LEAP program, which CJCJ operates in partnership with the San Francisco Public Defender's Office.
CJCJ in the news: Unique SF program aims to keep troubled kids in school
- Jun 26, 2014
- CJCJ operates the LEAP program in partnership with the San Francisco Public Defender's Office to help young people obtain educational success.
Harm Reduction: A Hard Pill to Swallow
- Kate McCracken, Jun 10, 2014
- San Francisco Sentencing Commissioner, Kate McCracken, reflects upon a recent visit to Seattle, Washington to learn more about the LEAD program, a police operated pre-arrest diversion program.
Missouri's Innovative Concept Academy: One Powerful Idea
- Kate McCracken, Apr 1, 2014
- The Innovative Concept Academy in St. Louis City, Missouri shows how one powerful idea can come to life when you are willing to think outside the box and challenge the status quo.
San Francisco’s Sheriff implements Obamacare
- Selena Teji, Mar 25, 2014
- Sheriff Mirkarimi discusses his plans to implement the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in San Francisco.
CJCJ in the news: Lawyers help troubled S.F. youths stay in class, out of jail
- Mar 8, 2014
- In partnership with the San Francisco Public Defender's Office, CJCJ operates the Legal Advocacy Education Program (LEAP) to help at-risk youth obtain educational success.
LEAP TEAM TO RECEIVE GOOD GOVERNMENT AWARD
- Mar 7, 2014
- CJCJ's LEAP program receives 34th annual Good Government award on March 11, 2014. The LEAP team includes CJCJ's Board member Patti Lee and LEAP Advocate Marc Babus.
Back to work: San Francisco reduces unfair barriers to employment
- Selena Teji, Feb 20, 2014
- Earlier this month, San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to implement a Fair Chance Ordinance promoting fair hiring policies among both public and private employers.
How to Address Pain for Life
- Kate McCracken, Feb 4, 2014
- Restorative practices are essential to improving the framework of our justice system. This new lens values the connection between the victim, offender, and the community. It allows for meaningful…
You mentor, discover, and inspire us!
- Selena Teji, Jan 28, 2014
- A big thank you to all of our generous donors this holiday season. You reached above and beyond to help us provide gifts for our Juvenile Justice Services youth, and we want to honor your kindness…
Out of the Darkness: For Inmates Released Late at Night, Change May Be Coming
- Jan 25, 2014
- Danielle Evans, Director of Women's Services, discusses the need for coordinated reentry planning for individuals exiting local jails.
Bringing the holidays into the jails
- Dinky Manek Enty, Jan 2, 2014
- The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department and the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice partnered to bring the holiday spirit into the San Francisco County Jails.
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