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Center for Children & Youth Justice

Better systems. Better lives.

three stars

86.17

615 Second Avenue Suite 275
Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (206) 696-7503   Web Site
EIN: 20-4457248

Board Leadership
Evan Shapiro
Board Chair

CEO
Rachel Sottile
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.17 three stars
  Financial 84.57 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

At the Center for Children & Youth Justice (CCYJ), we're changing the way young people experience the child welfare and juvenile justice systems-for the better. By listening to young people and working with partners across Washington State, we're helping to redesign our child welfare and juvenile justice systems to meet children and youth's unique needs. Every year we help improve the lives of 50,000 system-involved youth. By convening and partnering with parents, advocates, service providers and policymakers, CCYJ develops and advances innovative approaches to systemic change to support kids, stabilize families, and strengthen communities. We work to achieve research-based, data-driven, tangible outcomes for generations of youth.

At the Center for Children & Youth Justice (CCYJ), we're changing the way young people experience the child welfare and juvenile justice systems-for the better. By listening to young people and working with partners across Washington State, we're helping to redesign our child welfare and juvenile justice systems to meet children and youth's unique needs. Every year we help improve the lives of 50,000 system-involved youth. By convening and partnering with parents, advocates, service providers and policymakers, CCYJ develops and advances innovative approaches to systemic change to support kids, stabilize families, and strengthen communities. We work to achieve research-based, data-driven, tangible outcomes for generations of youth.

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Financial

three stars

84.57

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
66.0%
  Administrative Expenses 17.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.58
  Program Expenses Growth 34.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Children & Youth Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Children & Youth Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Children & Youth Justice (WA) 86.17 three stars
Legal Aid at Work (CA) 87.89 three stars
Pacific Legal Foundation (CA) 93.53 four stars
Lawyers Alliance for New York (NY) 87.89 three stars
Western Center on Law & Poverty (CA) 87.78 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,312,622
   Federated Campaigns $300,603
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $320,201
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $911,554
Total Contributions $3,844,980
   Program Service Revenue $89,520
Total Primary Revenue $3,934,500
   Other Revenue $29,318
TOTAL REVENUE $3,963,818
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,944,589
   Administrative Expenses $538,458
   Fundraising Expenses $414,661
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,897,708
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,066,110
   
Net Assets $3,558,164

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Juvenile Justice System Reform $1,131,529 58.2%
Child Welfare System Reform $473,929 24.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 86.17 three stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 81.11 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 78.25 two stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 73.08 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 20-4457248
Name in IRS Master File CHILDREN AND YOUTH JUSTICE CENTER
NTEE Code I21
NTEE Classification Delinquency Prevention
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date May, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$144,075 4.97% Bobbe J. Bridge President, CEO

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Center for Children & Youth Justice (WA) 86.17 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Center for Children & Youth Justice
615 Second Avenue
Suite 275
Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (206) 696-7503
EIN: 20-4457248

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Board Leadership

Evan Shapiro
Board Chair

CEO

Rachel Sottile
President & CEO

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