Bail Reform Projects Fight for Social Justice
Bail Reform Projects Fight for Social Justice
Support this important social justice initiative: "Jail reform advocates say bail disproportionately affects poor minorities, who can’t cobble together the money and who are disproportionately arrested in criminal cases. Even a night in jail can cause people to lose a job, or custody of their children. “It is really intended to try to make sure that no one is incarcerated for their poverty and their race and that is what is happening in this country,” Steinberg said. Data from the Bronx shows a single dollar can be used in two or three bail payments per year. Funders of The Bail Project Propel Capital, the Virgin Unite foundation, billionaire Mike Novogratz, CEO of Galaxy Investment Partners, and Jason Flom of Lava Records, and the nonprofit is seeking additional donations."
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