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2018 Promises Groundbreaking Justice Reform in California

California legislators have introduced new bills to expand opportunities for justice-involved youth and adults and lessen the harm of justice system contact.

California’s Local Juvenile Facility Populations Continue to Decline in 2017

New data from 2017 show a continued population decline in California’s local juvenile halls and camps/ranches.

California Must Better Protect the Health and Safety of Youth in Juvenile Halls

Right now, California is deciding how, and in some cases whether, to afford basic protections for youth confined in county juvenile halls and camps. 

Listen to Youth Voices to Bring California Facilities Into the 21st Century

CJCJ's Erica Webster penned an op-ed for the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange (JJIE) highlighting what young people said about their experiences in juvenile facilities

If Kids Ran Juvie

The Marshall Project highlights the work of CJCJ and advocacy organizations to prioritize the voices of justice-involved youth in efforts to improve California's local juvenile facilities. 

Webinar Recap: Improving Minimum Standards for California’s Juvenile Justice Facilities

Please find all the webinar presentation materials here. Thank you to The California Endowment and Sue Burrell for making this webinar possible! 

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