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Youth Prison Paradox: Californians Want Them Shut Down While Counties Keep Building
The Chronicle of Social Change quotes CJCJ's Director of Policy Brian Goldstein about California's growing awareness that incarcerating youth does not make communities safer.
The Kids Are All Right (and These Surprising Statistics Prove It)
CJCJ's Mike Males pens an op-ed for Yes! Magazine detailing positive trends among American youth, such as declining crime, increasing education, and greater political tolerance.
Failed Juvenile Justice System Costs California More Than Dollars
CJCJ's Brian Goldstein pens an op-ed for Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) highlighting the overwhelming fiscal and social costs of juvenile incarceration to youth and the community.
Travis Allen’s Mostly False Claim About Crime in California
Politifact uses data from CJCJ's recent report to fact check a statement made by California gubernatorial candidate, Travis Allen.
The California Story: Reduced Crime, High Immigration
The Crime Report highlights a recent CJCJ report which found increasing positive trends for health in safety in California as the overall population became more diverse and saw increased immigration.
KPFA 94.1FM Berkeley: CJCJ refutes political rhetoric on immigration and crime
Berkeley radio station, KPFA 94.1 FM, interviewed CJCJ's Mike Males about the findings of his recent report "Refuting Fear: Immigration, Youth, and California's Stunning Declines in Crime and…
State spent millions on youth facilities despite drop in crime
The Union Democrat quotes CJCJ's Erica Webster and Mike Males regarding community concerns about the size of Tuolumne County's new, 30-bed juvenile hall that currently confines four young people.
As Prop 57 goes into effect, experts debate impact on youth, prison overcrowding
UC Berkeley's Oakland North highlights CJCJ research and interviews Maureen Washburn and Erica Webster on the beneficial reforms of Prop 57.
94.1 KPFA | Upfront: CJCJ's Maureen Washburn on youth reform legislation
CJCJ's Maureen Washburn discusses several pieces of important juvenile justice reform legislation that will decrease the negative impacts of justice-involvement on youth.
California to Trump: What 'American carnage'? Things are far safer here than in the rest of America
Mike Males pens an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times disputing the claims made by President Trump and his administration.
Listen to Youth Voices to Bring California Facilities Into the 21st Century
CJCJ's Erica Webster penned an op-ed for the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) highlighting what young people said about their experiences in juvenile facilities
If Kids Ran Juvie
The Marshall Project highlights the work of CJCJ and advocacy organizations to prioritize the voices of justice-involved youth in efforts to improve California's local juvenile facilities.
‘Rooms Infested With Spiders’: California Youth Urge Changes in Conditions at Juvenile Facilities
The Chronicle of Social Change highlights advocacy by CJCJ and other juvenile justice organizations to improve standards in county juvenile facilities.
People Are Calling out This Educational Academy
ATTN: interviews CJCJ's Brian Goldstein on the merits of the California Leadership Academy, a new prison project included in Governor Jerry Brown's budget proposal, that CJCJ has long opposed.
The Never-Ending Indian Wars
Yes Magazine highlights research conducted by CJCJ's Mike Males on the high rates of death of Native Americans during arrest or while in custody.
States Must Move Funding from Correctional Facilities to Community-Based Treatment
CJCJ's Erica Webster pens an op-ed for the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE).
Lost African American Girls in the Maryland Juvenile Justice System
CJCJ's Mike Males discusses the mistreatment and criminalization of Black girls in the juvenile justice system with WPFW Crossroads host, Roach Brown.
Give Homeless Mothers a Second Chance on #GivingTuesday
Help CJCJ continue an influential, groundbreaking program that provides a safe and healthy living environment for San Franicisco's women and children.
Santa Clara County Jail Guards Accused of Brutal Retaliation Against Inmate
Bay Area ABC 7 News's I-Team interviews CJCJ Executive Director Dan Macallair about several Santa Clara jail guards' assault on Rikki Martinez.
Prop 57 Resource Page
An interactive map showing youth prosecuted as adults in each county, radio interviews, research reports, inforgraphics and more.
California’s Prop 57 Would Have Judges, Not Prosecutors, Decide If Youth Are Tried As Adults
CJCJ's Maureen Washburn pens an op-ed for the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) advocating for the passage of California's Proposition 57 and the abolishment of prosecutors' ability to…
Jail state: Juvenile justice overhaul rallies Sacramento faith community behind Prop. 57
The Sacramento News & Review cites two CJCJ reports analyzing the prosecution of youth as adults and crime trends after Prop 47.
Sixteen Year-Olds Are Smart. Let Them Vote.
CJCJ's Mike Males pens an op-ed for Washington Monthly calling on San Francisco voters to pass Proposition F and allow young people age 16 and older to vote in municple elections.
Who's behind the rise in crime? Could be Trump’s constituency: older whites
CJCJ's Mike Males pens an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times including his data showing that crime among older white people has increased and discouraging demographic scapegoating.
New report tests to see if Prop 47 resulted in higher crime rates
CBS Monterey interviews CJCJ's Erica Webster about a new CJCJ report analyzing Proposition 47's impact on crime.

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