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JJIE: Juvenile Justice Can Be Reformed Without Invoking Old Prejudices
- Erica Webster, Jan 18, 2016
- Individualized justice, economic equality and factual accuracy should supply the science driving reform, not century-old biodeterminism.
CJCJ in the news: Dear America, Time to Open the Bank of Justice
- Jan 14, 2016
- Houston's Forward Times cites a CJCJ report showing the many different ways African American youth are disproportionately represented in both the juvenile and criminal justice systems nationwide.
Another Dimension to “Black Lives Matter”
- Mike Males, Jan 12, 2016
- When it comes to police shooting unarmed suspects, white lives and older lives appear to matter more than Black, Latino, and young lives.
CJCJ in the news: How Mario Woods Stands in for Vanishing Black San Francisco
- Jan 7, 2016
- The National Journal highlights a CJCJ report on San Francisco's disproportionate arrest rates of African-American women.
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.
Ignoring Poverty In Plain Sight
- Randall G. Shelden, Dec 22, 2015
- Recently Mike Males reported what has been obvious for more than a century: class and race predict just about everything related to crime. Poverty in particular is of critical importance.
CJCJ in the news: Study Finds People With Mental Illness 16 Times More Likely To Be Killed By Police
- Dec 18, 2015
- Blue Nation Review links a CJCJ article showing high police murder rates of Native Americans to high rates of mental suffering among Native Americans.
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.
CJCJ in the news: After the Police Killing of Mario Woods, SF is "That Kind of Town"
- Dec 11, 2015
- SF Weekly cites a CJCJ fact sheet on San Francisco's disproportionate arrest of African American women.
The Gift of a Second Chance #GivingTuesday
- Erica Webster, Dec 1, 2015
- By participating in #GivingTuesday, your tax-deductible donation will support the unique services CJCJ provides, and give hope to those who have been affected by California's juvenile and criminal…
CJCJ in the news: Jerome Miller, 83; altered treatment of juvenile offenders
- Nov 19, 2015
- The Boston Globe writes about the life of Jerry Miller and his many powerful accomplishments in the field of juvenile justice, including "the Massachusetts experiment."
CJCJ in the news: Native Lives Matter, Too
- Oct 12, 2015
- The New York Times tracts the disparate killings of Native Americans by police officers, citing CJCJ as one of the few sources that covered this issue.
September news from CJCJ: Executive Director publishes history of California juvenile justice system
- Sep 30, 2015
- 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
Why has crime plummeted?
- Mike Males, Sep 29, 2015
- Does the stunning increase in educational achievement among young people over the last 20 years explain why nearly every “adolescent risk” (homicide, drug abuse, and violent death) has…
Assembly Select Committee Hears from Youth of Color
- Erica Webster, Sep 3, 2015
- Community groups, advocate organizations, and young people of color who compose the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color meet with legislators, discuss policy, and request that community leaders have…
CJCJ Founder Passes On
- Daniel Macallair, Aug 19, 2015
- It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jerome G. Miller, the visionary leader who closed Massachusetts’s juvenile prisons in the early 1970s and forever changed the context…
CJCJ in the news: Treating Broken Hearts With Poor Mental Health Services
- Aug 3, 2015
- Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) publishes an op-ed by CJCJ's Lauren Barretto on the lack of adequate screening for, and evaluation of, mental health needs in the juvenile justice system.
July news from CJCJ
- Jul 31, 2015
- CJCJ welcomes Cameo House's new director, Shirley Lamarr; Men's Wearhouse donates suits to CJCJ program graduates; Nisha Ajmani calls for trauma-informed care in the juvenile system
Obama blames “teenagers doing stupid things” for drugs, crime, imprisonment
- Mike Males, Jul 23, 2015
- We need a modern strategy that treats crime as a behavior of individuals, not demographic groups, and a criminal justice system that responds to individual characteristics. These four charts show…
CJCJ in the news: Protesters question Denver police killing of mentally ill Native American
- Jul 22, 2015
- After Denver police shot and killed Paul Castaway, a Rosebud Sioux tribal citizen, Al Jazeera America contacted CJCJ's Mike Males to discuss his data on which demographics are most likely to be shot…
CJCJ in the news: Why Bill Clinton admitted being wrong on crime
- Jul 16, 2015
- CJCJ's Mike Males is featured as a guest on the Huffington Post Live's discussion about the Clinton admnistration's effect on crime and what the change in public opinion means for Hilary Clinton's…
CJCJ in the news: Like Our Vets, Justice-Involved Youth Are Survivors of War
- Jul 1, 2015
- Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) publishes an op-ed written by CJCJ's Nisha Ajmani.
Why more states are considering marijuana legalization
- Jul 1, 2015
- 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…
June news from CJCJ
- Jun 30, 2015
- Advocates voice concerns with $500 million for facility construction; San Francisco County holds hearing on bias in the justice system; CJCJ adult client gives back.
For males of color, status is mixed
- Jun 26, 2015
- The Californian covers CJCJ's Brian Goldstein's testimony on the status of boys and men of color in Monterey County.
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