Model Local Practices
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CJCJ pays tribute to the history of its new mentoring program
- Selena Teji, Sep 19, 2013
- CJCJ's newest direct service program, the Youth Justice Mentoring Program, has a long history in San Francisco. CJCJ pays tribute to that legacy by carrying on these essential services.
CJCJ Newsletter - Introducing our new mentoring program!
- Jul 31, 2013
- This month CJCJ began providing mentoring services to youth in detention, and staff visited innovative post-Realignment programs in San Francisco and published an op-ed on SB 260.
SF Commission Explores What Works: Examining a Collaborative Diversion Program
- Kate McCracken, Jul 30, 2013
- Local model practices exist throughout the nation and there is substantial empirical research available to interested parties who seek to re-think their approach to juvenile and criminal justice.…
San Francisco’s reentry pod prepares people for successful release
- Selena Teji, Jul 23, 2013
- San Francisco's unique reentry pod in Jail #2 serves men returning from state prison, prior to and during their release into the community.
Innovation in a Land of Justice by Geography
- Kate McCracken, Jun 25, 2013
- In an era of Realignment a model program is born, San Francisco's Adult Probation Department in partnership with a variety of community-based organizations celebrates the opening of the new Community…
Counties learn about wraparound services for crossover youth
- Jun 5, 2013
- The Positive Youth Justice Initiative is hosting a webinar series to help counties serve youth who are involved in both the dependency and delinquency systems. Today's webinar was on implementing…
Brave Experiment at a California Boys Ranch Pays Off
- May 27, 2013
- Increasingly, experts are recognizing that the best way to improve public safety is to rely less on state correctional institutions for treating youth offenders, and more on the dynamic therapeutic…
Despite crime rate, Santa Cruz County sends few to prison
- May 18, 2013
- A discussion of Santa Cruz County's low use of incarceration, unique offender demographic, and what is needed for a tailored approach to local crime.
Diversion Programs Offer Youth a Second Chance
- May 15, 2013
- Diversion programs for youth offenders are blooming within area jurisdictions and are having a positive impact on the criminal justice system and on society, some officials and other experts said.
Youth rehabilitation bill clears Assembly Public Safety Committee
- Lizzie Buchen, Apr 25, 2013
- California’s counties are one step closer to having more resources to treat and rehabilitate youth who have committed serious or violent offenses.
Officials find no easy conclusions in prison realignment review
- Mar 20, 2013
- Nearly 18 months after the state's prison realignment law took effect, Merced officials agree the jury is still out on whether it meets its intended goals.
Commercial bail vs. Pretrial services
- Kate McCracken, Mar 19, 2013
- As you walk down Bryant Street in San Francisco, there are many neon-lit signs advertising for available bail services increasing as you move closer to the Hall of Justice. San Francisco is the…
Building a local foundation for state juvenile justice success
- Brian Goldstein, Mar 12, 2013
- California counties have increasingly served as incubators for model policy innovation. State policymakers must nurture this bottom-up reform to ensure a balanced approach that benefits our…
Merced sheriff unveils vision for AB 109 locally with new Trident Center
- Feb 28, 2013
- Merced County Sheriff Mark Pazin on Thursday unveiled a new one-stop shop to provide various services to county jail inmates released under the guidelines established by Assembly Bill 109, the…
Kate McCracken presenting at the SF Public Defenders Justice Summit 2013
- Feb 15, 2013
- On Tuesday, March 19, 2013, the San Francisco Public Defender's Office is hosting its annual Justice Summit for 2013, celebrating 50 years of Gideon .
SFSU hosts panel on Promoting Public Policy Reform, Feb. 21, 2013
- Feb 14, 2013
- On February 21, 2013, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm San Francisco State University is hosting a panel discussion entitled, Promoting Public Policy Reform from Inside and Outside Government , at SF…
Recognizing the symptoms of trauma in justice-involved youth
- Selena Teji, Feb 5, 2013
- Justice-involved youth have complex histories that not only contributed to their delinquency but present challenges for rehabilitation. These compound factors exacerbate a lack of self-confidence,…
CJCJ presents at WSC Conference 2013
- Jan 31, 2013
- On Saturday, February 9, 2013, CJCJ will present at the Western Society of Criminology Annual Conference in Berkeley, CA.
Community-based practices that repair harm
- Kate McCracken, Jan 24, 2013
- In the field of juvenile and criminal justice you often hear a buzzing in your ears and it’s the sound of buzz words like “restorative justice.” Words highlighting model practices…
In Our View: Vigilance on CampusClark County Safe Schools Task Force has districts working together
- Jan 19, 2013
- In Our View: Vigilance on CampusClark County Safe Schools Task Force has districts working together Columbian, January, 18, 2013
Zero-Tolerance Policies in U.S. Schools are Ineffective and Unaffordable
- Jan 14, 2013
- Zero-Tolerance Policies in U.S. Schools are Ineffective and Unaffordable Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, January 14, 2013
From gang member to team player
- Jan 8, 2013
- From gang member to team player Los Angeles Times, January 7, 2013
Reengaging disconnected youth in a tough economy
- Jan 8, 2013
- While effects of the recent recession and slow economic rebound on the U.S. labor market have been well documented, less attention has been paid specifically to youth unemployment and its potential…
The importance of trauma informed care in juvenile justice [video blog]
- Dec 20, 2012
- CJCJ's Christa Collins discusses what trauma informed care is, and why it is so effective in serving justice-involved youth. ~ Christa Collins CJCJ Communications and Policy
Bread & Roses performs in SF jails with help from CJCJ staff
- Dec 10, 2012
- On Monday evening, December 10, 2012, the San Francisco Sheriff's Department and CJCJ are co-hosting Bread & Roses , an organization providing free performing arts shows to people who live in…
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