#Cash Bail

  • Article: How Global Citizens Helped Move Cash Bail Reform Forward in New York
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    How Global Citizens Helped Move Cash Bail Reform Forward in New York

    By Sophie Barbier|April 12, 2019

    Legislators agreed on some reforms, but cash bail is not yet eliminated for all. Read more

  • Article: Why Activists Say New York's Cash Bail Reform Doesn't Go Far Enough
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    Why Activists Say New York's Cash Bail Reform Doesn't Go Far Enough

    By Daniele Selby|April 9, 2019

    The bill passed on March 31 ends cash bail for most misdemeanors and non-violent crimes. Read more

  • Article: 6 Myths About Cash Bail Reform, Debunked
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    6 Myths About Cash Bail Reform, Debunked

    By Daniele Selby|March 15, 2019

    Eliminating the cash bail system does not mean that communities will become less safe. Read more

  • Article: Global Citizens Stood Up for Gender Equality and Education — and World Leaders Took Action
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    Global Citizens Stood Up for Gender Equality and Education — and World Leaders Took Action

    By Neha Shah|Sept. 30, 2018

    Over 2.1M actions led to commitments worth $7.6B, set to affect the lives of 254M. Read more

  • Article: Governor Andrew Cuomo Says He'll End Cash Bail in New York This Year
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    Governor Andrew Cuomo Says He'll End Cash Bail in New York This Year

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 29, 2018

    "Rikers Island has to be closed and it has to be closed now." Read more

  • Article: Jay-Z Is Investing in a Company That Helps People Pay for Bail and Stay Out of Prison
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    Jay-Z Is Investing in a Company That Helps People Pay for Bail and Stay Out of Prison

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 20, 2018

    “We are increasingly alarmed by the injustice in our criminal justice system.” Read more