The action has attracted over 200 volunteers to free women and young people in New York City who are jailed because they cannot afford to post bail.Learn More
Mass Bail Out
In October 2018, RFK Human Rights freed more than 100 people from New York’s notorious Rikers Island jail who were incarcerated pretrial because they couldn’t afford their bail. The effort highlighted how money bail discriminates against people of color and those experiencing poverty—generating unprecedented demand for reform.
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Your freedom shouldn’t be dependent on what’s in your bank account.
Look Up Your Local Bail Fund
Supporting bail funds helps immediately address the racist and wealth-based injustices of the criminal legal system.
For More Perspective
RFK Young Leaders generated almost 200 sign-ups for the Dollar Bail Brigade, a coalition of volunteers who free people from jails who couldn’t otherwise pay their bail.Learn More
“There is no need for a cash bail to incarcerate a 16-year-old girl pre-trial.”Learn More
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