State Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (SACJJDP)

California's SACJJDP is made up of Governor-appointed subject matter experts who are committed to enhancing the quality of life for all youth in California.



To serve the Governor, the Legislature and the people of California by promoting effective juvenile justice policies and programming in compliance with goals set forth in the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.

Core Values

  • Strategy – a coalition of knowledgeable stakeholders and communities, current or former wards, and local elected officials
  • Advocacy – a plan to prevent juvenile crime while providing treatment and rehabilitation for juvenile offenders
  • Compliance – a means of monitoring program compliance and ensuring adherence with the core protections of federal law


Report: Beyond Juvenile Justice

February 2021 Recommendations from the State Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency