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July Newsletter: Advancing Alternatives to Incarceration

In Fresno, a community-based approach to pretrial reform; Expert helps Cameo House strengthen its women-centered approach; A new approach for juvenile facilities in California.

A New Approach for Juvenile Facilities in California

California's Board of State and Community Corrections makes critical decisions on the future of the state's justice-involved youth — and the public is beginning to pay attention.

CJCJ in the news: As Juvenile Arrests Plummet, California Still Investing in Incarceration Facilities

The Chronicle of Social Change highlights advocacy by CJCJ and others to use state funds for local innovative programming-based juvenile justice facilities.

More money, more beds?

Kate McCracken discusses the upcoming allocation of $80 million dollars in construction funding for juvenile facilities in California, and suggests the state think outside the box.

Monterey County Juvenile Hall Needs Assessment: A Preliminary Analysis

The purpose of this preliminary analysis is to examine current crime, confinement, and population trends within a larger historical context to estimate the county’s future juvenile detention needs.

Report: CA Counties Can Absorb Juvenile Offenders Held by State
Report: CA Counties Can Absorb Juvenile Offenders Held by State The Crime Report, February 9, 2012
Counties ready to handle juvenile offenders, study says
Counties ready to handle juvenile offenders, study says PublicCEO, February 10, 2012
Counties ready to handle state's juvenile offenders
Counties ready to handle state's juvenile offenders ABC 7, February 9, 2012
Counties ready to handle state's juvenile offenders, study says
Counties ready to handle state's juvenile offenders, study says San Diego Union-Tribune, February 9, 2012
Counties ready to handle state's juvenile offenders, study says
Counties ready to handle state's juvenile offenders, study says California Watch, February 9, 2012
Report: No reason not to shut down state's youth prisons
Report: No reason not to shut down state's youth prisons KALW News, February 6, 2012
Juvenile Dept. Worried about Housing High-risk Offenders
Juvenile Dept. Worried about Housing High-risk Offenders Central Coast News KION/KCBA, February 2, 2012
Alameda County At The Crossroads Of Juvenile Justice Reform: A National Disgrace -- Or A National Model?
Alameda County At The Crossroads Of Juvenile Justice Reform: A National Disgrace -- Or A National Model?
A Preliminary Analysis Of Detention Expansion In Alameda County
A Preliminary Analysis Of Detention Expansion In Alameda County
100 Years Of The Children's Court: Giving Kids A Chance To Make A Better Choice

In commemoration of the American Juvenile Court's Centennial, this book includes the stories of 25 individuals who were justice-involved as youth and became successful adults. 

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