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BSCC Town Hall in Oakland

Over 300 community members recently gathered in Oakland’s Imani Community Church to hear about a transformative moment in California’s criminal justice system: Proposition 47.

California’s opportunity to move beyond prison-like facilities for youth

The punitive prison-like facilities that dominate juvenile corrections are clearly not working. California should use new funding stream to create nurturing, rehabilitative environments.

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.

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Explore how California’s 58 counties send their residents to correctional institutions with interactive maps, charts, and downloadable data.

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