Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice

Type NGO
Website cjcj.org
Year founded 1985
Headquarters San Francisco, California United States of America United States of America
Functions Advocacy
Tags social policy justice system
Summary The Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ) is a nonprofit nonpartisan organization whose mission is to reduce society’s reliance on incarceration as a solution to social problems. In pursuit of this mission, CJCJ provides direct services, technical assistance, and policy analysis that work in unison to promote a balanced and humane criminal justice system designed to reduce incarceration and enhance long-term public safety. CJCJ has numerous model direct service programs that cater to both adult and juvenile offenders at various stages of the justice system. These programs serve Bay Area residents and operate in collaboration with San Francisco’s criminal justice stakeholders and other community-based organizations.

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Truijens et al. Justice Policy Journal, Spring 2021 - The Importance of …

CJCJ · 25 May 2021 English

One of the primary goals of both the juvenile court and the juvenile justice system more broadly is to reduce the likelihood that a youth will reoffend in the future. …

Motley Justice Policy Journal, Spring 2021 - Addressing the Perils

CJCJ · 24 May 2021 English

The state of Washington, realizing the consequences and societal costs associated with ACEs, implemented the Revised Code of Washington RCW 70.190, which allows for the prevention of and intervention in …


CJCJ · 28 January 2021 English

Cameo House’s first obligation is to ensure the safety of the women and children living there, so there is an expectation that all residents staying clean and sober and not …

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