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California Must Reform Its Gang Sentencing Laws
- Nisha Ajmani, Mar 29, 2016
Sentencing enhancements intended to deter gang activity are overly punitive, conflict with the juvenile justice system’s mission, and have a disproportionate impact on young people of color.
January Newsletter: Proposed Ballot Initiative to Repeal Direct File
- Feb 2, 2016
CJCJ offers a new free resource for youth, KQED's Forum interviews CJCJ Executive Director Daniel Macallair , and Governor Brown announces new ballot initiative to repeal direct file.
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.
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