I Was Locked Away from My Children for 14 Months Because I Couldn't Make Bail
Because I couldn't afford to pay $250,000 in bail, I had to languish behind bars for over a year while awaiting trial—without being convicted of a crime.
Women with Incarcerated Loved Ones Will Change the Justice System
"We are in this for as long as it takes. We're fighting to change a system that is against us just because we're black, brown, and poor."
For Mother's Day, Activists Are Bailing Black Mamas Out of Jail
When women are incarcerated, whole communities suffer. A coalition of organizations wants to help bring them home.
There's a New Way for People Arrested in NYC to Avoid Jail
A program called supervised release offers an escape route for people faced with a possible stint at New York City's hellish Rikers Island jail complex.