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New Report: Poor Conditions in California Youth Prisons as Closure Nears

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. November 9, 2021 – A report released today by the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ) investigates California’s state-run youth correctional system, the Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). Following decades of violence and abuse, DJJ’s prison-like institutions will officially close in June 2023 through juvenile justice realignment. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the […]