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CJCJ in the news: Tenacity turned into treasure at San Francisco courts’ Children’s Waiting Room
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
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
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.
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…
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.
October news from CJCJ
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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.
CJCJ Newsletter - Thank you for a big year at CJCJ!
CJCJ reflects on its transformation in 2013: new programs, award winning staff, and our new Director of Women's Services.
Fouts Springs: A Model Approach to Serving High-Risk Youth
New study documents legacy of Fouts Springs Youth Facility, a regional facility operated by Solano County that served high-risk youth in lieu of the state youth correctional facilities.
Spotlight on Solano: Youth thrive through county innovation
A closer look at Solano County's self-sufficient juvenile justice practices.
Home from prison
This San Francisco Bay Guardian article highlights CJCJ's Cameo House program.

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