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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Center for Children & Youth Justice

Better systems. Better lives.

85.92

300 Elliott Avenue West Suite 360
Seattle, WA 98119
tel: (206) 696-7503   Web Site
EIN: 20-4457248

Board Leadership
Evan Shapiro
Board Chair

CEO
Rachel Sottile
President & CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.92
  Financial 86.92
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

86.92

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
65.5%
  Administrative Expenses 19.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.10
  Program Expenses Growth 19.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.5%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Children & Youth Justice (WA) 85.92
RAICES (TX) 95.04
Chicago Bar Foundation (IL) 87.71
Public Justice Foundation (DC) 88.42
Legal Aid Justice Center (VA) 87.26

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $704,498
   Federated Campaigns $307,507
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $174,560
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $595,988
Total Contributions $1,782,553
   Program Service Revenue $101,085
Total Primary Revenue $1,883,638
   Other Revenue $50,266
TOTAL REVENUE $1,933,904
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,693,464
   Administrative Expenses $664,857
   Fundraising Expenses $366,628
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,724,949
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-791,045
   
Net Assets $2,886,126

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 $893,878 52.8%
Project Respect $425,552 25.1%
Child Welfare System Reform $374,034 22.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 85.92
2018-12 05/01/2020 86.17
2017-12 11/01/2018 81.11
2016-12 03/01/2018 78.25
2015-12 08/01/2017 73.08

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$198,180 7.27% Rachel Sottile President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Children & Youth Justice (WA) 85.92
Inner City Law Center (CA) 92.02
Equal Justice Initiative (AL) 100.00
South Coastal Counties Legal Services, Inc. (MA) 87.27
Youth Law Center (CA) 88.30

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Children & Youth Justice
300 Elliott Avenue West
Suite 360
Seattle, WA 98119
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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