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California’s State Youth Correctional System Will Pass into History

Beginning today, California will wind down its infamous Division of Juvenile Justice by limiting new youth commitments.

California Must Safeguard Youth in State Facilities Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

California must move quickly to halt the spread of COVID-19 within the state’s youth correctional institutions, the Division of Juvenile Justice.

CJCJ Co-sponsored Bill Clears Another Legislative Hurdle

The Keep Youth Closer to Home Act (Senate Bill 284), a measure co-sponsored by CJCJ, is one step closer to becoming California state law. Support youth today by helping to pass SB 284.

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