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Vanishing Violence: Tracking California's remarkable collapse in youth crime
The San Francisco Chronicle speaks with CJCJ Senior Research Fellow Mike Males about youth crime trends, which have fallen off drastically since the 1990s, leaving juvenile halls emptied and experts…
California at a Crossroads: Ending Youth Trauma by Closing Violent DJJ Institutions
As California considers the fate of its juvenile justice system, the Governor, Legislature, and youth advocacy community must push beyond a basic restructuring of the state institutions and resolve…
Grant Opportunities for Youth Diversion, Adult Reentry, and More!
This month, three exciting grant opportunities for community-based programs are accepting applications. CJCJ and partners are working together to ensure these funds are used effectively for the…
San Francisco Strengthens Legal Protections for Youth
The "Jeff Adachi Youth Rights" ordinance is now the strongest law in the country for youth in police custody, setting a precedent for counties across California and the U.S. and emphasizing the…
Violence at DJJ, Guide to Reentry, and more!
February news: CJCJ report uncovers dangerous conditions at CA's Division of Juvenile Justice, new practical guide supports justice-involved youth during reentry, and CJCJ honors Jeff Adachi, San…

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