Think nothing good can happen under a Trump presidency? Think again.
We’re about to take huge steps towards reducing mass incarceration.
How? By getting rid of money bail. What’s that, you say? And why does it matter? Good questions. And all ones we answer in our new video, Breaking Down Bail, which was released today as part of a crucial effort to eliminate money bail in California and beyond.
Brave New Films is joining with the Pretrial Justice Institute, the ACLU, Human Rights Watch and many others to take on money bail, which is one of the main feeders of America’s mass incarceration crisis. It traps poor people in the system – and then keeps them stuck in it. In fact, over 500,000 Americans are in jail everyday without any conviction just because they are too poor to post their bail!
But all we have to do to change that is pass legislation and win litigation at the state and local levels! Aka, no Trump or Congress needed!
To get there, though, we need to start educating and informing people about this now.
And that’s where you come in. Check out Breaking Down Bail and share it to get this movement going!
Let’s do this,