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CA Legislators Call for Youth Releases Amid COVID-19 Outbreak at DJJ

CJCJ stands behind more than a dozen state legislators in urging Governor Newsom to take swift action on the COVID-19 crisis at the state’s youth correctional system, the Division of Juvenile Justice.

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.

Tell Governor Newsom to Act Now: Protect Youth at DJJ from COVID-19 Outbreak

California must act immediately to protect youth from the COVID-19 pandemic.

CJCJ Applauds Governor Newsom's Proposal to Shutter DJJ

The proposal echoes CJCJ’s long-standing recommendations for the phased closure of all state youth correctional facilities.

Keep Youth Close to Home: Governor Newsom Needs to Hear from You!

Take 5 minutes to protect and support California's youth! One quick call to the Governor's office for Senate Bill 284 can make a difference.

California at a Crossroads: Ending Youth Trauma by Closing Violent DJJ Institutions

As California considers the fate of its juvenile justice system, the Governor, Legislature, and youth advocacy community must push beyond a basic restructuring of the state institutions and resolve to bring youth home from DJJ.

California governor seeks to transform youth prisons

The Associated Press (AP) quotes CJCJ Policy Analyst Maureen Washburn on the need to serve youth locally as part of Governor Newsom's proposed reform to the Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).

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