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Gov. Brown proposes shutting juvenile prison system (again)
Gov. Brown proposes shutting juvenile prison system (again) KALW News, January 9, 2012
The Closing of the Massachusetts Reform Schools and the Legacy of Jerome Miller

The Closing of the Massachusetts Reform Schools and the Legacy of Jerome Miller Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, January 4, 2012

Money Refused Could Become Money Owed
Money Refused Could Become Money Owed The New York Times, December 31, 2011
Cuts could trigger bigger juvenile justice bills
Cuts could trigger bigger juvenile justice bills Bay Citizen, December 31, 2011
The Closing of the Massachusetts Reform Schools and the Legacy of Jerome Miller

The Closing of the Massachusetts Reform Schools and the Legacy of Jerome Miller Youth Today, December 19, 2011

Alameda County realignment plan 'ambitious' but moving in the right direction
Alameda County realignment plan 'ambitious' but moving in the right direction Oakland Tribune, December 11, 2011
California's annual homicide rates declined
California's annual homicide rates declined Oakland Tribune, December 6, 2011
Celebrating Dr. Miller's Legacy
Over the course of 1971 to 1972 aremarkable event occurred that permanently altered conventional assumptionsabout justice administration. Jerome G Miller, then commissioner of youthcorrections in Massachusetts,systemically carried out the most sweeping reforms in correctional history. Heclosed the state's five juvenile reform schools and transferred over 1,500youths to an assortment of community-based programs. These actions, which wereat first greeted with skepticism and derision by much…
40th anniversary of Massachusetts juvenile justice reform
Next year marks the 40th anniversary of the closure of Massachusetts' youth training schools; instigating a massive and sweeping juvenile justice reform effort led by Dr. Jerome Miller. CJCJ is celebrating Dr. Miller's success and legacy this month, with a video blog by Dr. Miller's close friend and former colleague, Executive Director Daniel Macallair: http://bit.ly/tNkNUn Also this month, the Annie E. Casey Foundation is holding a Symposium entitled, "Shutting Down the Massachusetts…
Counties dilemma: how to use funds for inmates
Counties dilemma: how to use funds for inmates San Francisco Chronicle, December 5, 2011
Jail Needs Assessment for San Mateo County: A preliminary analysis
Jail Needs Assessment for San Mateo County: A preliminary analysis
CDAA: ignoring the evidence
Realignment has affected all branches of the criminal justice system.  While sheriffs and probation departments scramble to implement innovate alternatives to incarceration and maximize their jail capacities without adequate funding, prosecutors, defense attorneys, and the courts are also faced with similar challenges.  However, some county's prosecutors are not rising to the challenge, according to an article in the San Francisco Chronicle . In fact, while San Francisco DA George Gascón…
TCWF recognizes Executive Director Daniel Macallair for his leadership
Congratulations to Executive Director Daniel Macallair, who has been awarded the California Wellness Foundation Sabbatical Program Award for 2011!  This leadership support program is now in its ninth year and aims to provide an opportunity for rejuvenation and promote the health of valuable leaders in the nonprofit health and human services sector. "I look forward to spending three months finishing my book on the Calfornia juvenile justice system." ~ CJCJ Executive Director Daniel…
Capitol Weekly conference on California prisons - handout and slides available
If you could not be at the Capitol Weekly conference today - California Prisons: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly  - you can still get an insight into what Executive Director Daniel Macallair talked about during the reform panel, by checking out his presentation handout and slides , available on CJCJ's Resource Center . If you would like more information or to request related CJCJ publications, please contact Selena Teji, Communications Specialist at cjcjmedia@cjcj.org or 415.621.5661 ext. 317.
PORAC's contribution to California's prison crisis
The Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC), founded in 1953, is a special interest group that lobbies in Sacramento and influences California's criminal justice policymaking. PORAC's positions promoting incarceration and harsh sentencing goes against mainstream criminal justice policy - including mainstream conservatism.  A new CJCJ publication, Promoting the "get tough" crime control agenda: The Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) , reviewed…
Pete Brook interviews CJCJ's Executive Director Daniel Macallair
Listen to this excellent podcast by Prison Photography's Pete Brook, interviewing CJCJ's Executive Director Daniel Macallair on the history of the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice and the evolution of criminal and juvenile justice in California. PPOTR #3: Interview with Dan Macallair of the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice by Pete Brook
Executive Director Daniel Macallair will present at Capitol Weekly Conference
Save the Date: November 17, 2011 .  CJCJ Executive Director Daniel Macallair will be speaking at California's Prisons: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly , hosted by Capitol Weekly and the University of California.  The full-day conference will feature four panel discussions centered on the challenges of California's penal system and correctional issues.  Other speakers include: Don Novey, former head of the California Correctional Peace Officers Association; Jim Gomez, former state prisons director…
Why Curfews Don't Work
Why Curfews Don't Work East Bay Express, September 7, 2011
Executive Director Daniel Macallair presents at Texas Public Policy Foundation conference
The Texas Public Policy Foundation cordially invited CJCJ's Executive Director Daniel Macallair to present at a panel discussion on juvenile justice as part of the 19th Annual Meeting of the State Policy Network (SPN), on August 25, 2011 .  Approximately 700 executives, scholars, researchers, and communications staff from the nation's state-based free-market think tanks attend the conference, as well as representatives from national organizations such as the Heritage Foundation, Cato…
The Pacifica Evening News
The Pacifica Evening News KPFA Radio, August 22, 2011
Daniel Macallair: A Fond Farewell to Allen Breed

Daniel Macallair: A Fond Farewell to Allen Breed Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, July 27, 2011

Executive Director Daniel Macallair pays tribute to Allen Breed
CJCJ's Executive Director, Daniel Macallair, honors the life and achievements of juvenile justice reformer Allen Breed, in this article published in the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange on July 27, 2011. Daniel Macallair: A Fond Farewell to Allen Breed
Maryland Youth Curfew Bill Brings Protests
Maryland Youth Curfew Bill Brings Protests Epoch Times, July 21, 2011
The San Francisco Industrial School [Video]
Student privacy vs. teacher safety
Student privacy vs. teacher safety Houston Chronicle, June 14, 2011

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