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State spent millions on youth facilities despite drop in crime

The Union Democrat quotes CJCJ's Erica Webster and Mike Males regarding community concerns about the size of Tuolumne County's new, 30-bed juvenile hall that currently confines four young people. 

JAN 12 WEBINAR: Improve California’s Juvenile Justice Facilities

Please join our January 12th webinar for a unique opportunity to improve California's juvenile justice facilites. 

Reports Cites Mental Health Treatment Gaps at California’s DJJ Facilities

The Chronicle of Social Change highlights a new CJCJ study on conditions at California's state youth correctional facilties. 

Young Adult Prisons Are Not the Answer

A proposal by the California Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation defies best practices and fails to heed the lessons of history.

Farrell’s End Gives True Juvenile Justice Reform a Chance

After the 2002 lawsuit against DJJ was dismissed on February 25, 2016, CJCJ urges youth California to avoid repeating mistakes of the past.

February News from CJCJ!

Sierra Health Foundation's Speaker Series features Daniel Macallair; New CJCJ collaborative offers reentry services after federal prison; and Daily Journal interviews Daniel Macallair about the future of DJJ.

Board of State and Community Corrections Meeting November 12, 2015

Unofficial meeting minutes from the November 2015 BSCC meeting. 

CJCJ in the news: Others States Can Learn from Changes to Juvenile Justice in California

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) publishes an op-ed by CJCJ executive director, Daniel Macallair, on the success of California systemic changes to its juvenile justice system. 

CJCJ in the news: Department of Juvenile Justice: Empower or end?

The Daily Journal's L.J. Williamson tackles the question of closing California's state youth correctional facilities, and quotes CJCJ's Daniel Macallair on why local facilities are the superior option. 

January Newsletter: Proposed Ballot Initiative to Repeal Direct File

CJCJ offers a new free resource for youth, KQED's Forum interviews CJCJ Executive Director Daniel Macallair and Governor Brown announces new ballot initiative to repeal direct file.

Governor Brown Proposes Additional $250 Million in Adult Facility Construction Funding

Governor Brown’s 2016-2017 budget proposal increases state spending on local criminal justice facilities, while limiting competition for funds.

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