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After 30 years in prison, CJCJ client is balancing college and work

After completing job training with CJCJ's San Francisco Training Partnership (SFTP) program, Jim is working towards his bachelor's degree.  

CJCJ in the news: KCBS interviews Daniel Macallair on sentencing youth to life without parole

On October 13th, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments to determine if its 2012 decision, prohibiting automatic sentencing of juveniles to life in prison without the possibility of parole, should be applied retroactively. 

CJCJ's legislative priorities for 2015

CJCJ and our allies are working to enact systemic reforms to make California's criminal and juvenile justice systems more humane, fair, and effective. Learn about some of the bills we're supporting.

As more lifers are released from prison...not much happens

Brown has allowed more people convicted of homicide to parole than have the past four governors combined. That's a good thing — but not good enough.

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