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CJCJ Celebrates Closure of California’s Youth Correctional System

In a historic decision, California enacts legislation to close state youth correctional facilities in favor of close-to-home alternatives.

New Report: Pervasive Violence and Isolation at California's Division of Juvenile Justice Endanger Youth

CJCJ's comprehensive review of conditions at California’s state-run youth correctional system finds a return to its historically grievous conditions that isolate and traumatize youth.

California Legislature Passes Bill Setting Juvenile Justice Minimum Age at 12

The Chronicle of Social Change highlights the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice's key role in the passage of Senate Bill 439, which protects young children under age 12 from the juvenile justice system.

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