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Napa County should invest in youth, not confinement
- Aug 26, 2016
The Napa Valley Register publishes an op-ed by CJCJ's Maureen Washburn arguing against a pilot program aimed at 18-20 years olds in the justice system proposed by Senate Bill 1004.
Fact Sheet: California's Youth and Young Adult Arrest Rates Continue a Historic Decline
- Aug 16, 2016
A new fact sheet from CJCJ shows that, in 2015, arrests of young people under age 25 dropped below 2014 levels and continue a decades-long trend of decline
California’s opportunity to move beyond prison-like facilities for youth
- Courtney Lam, Feb 3, 2015
The punitive prison-like facilities that dominate juvenile corrections are clearly not working. California should use new funding stream to create nurturing, rehabilitative environments.
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