How Cash Bail Hurts Poor Women—and What We Can Do About It

August 13, 2019

“The Bail Project is an unprecedented national effort to combat mass incarceration at the front end by providing free bail assistance to thousands of low-income Americans every year while working to transform our country’s pretrial system. We’re creating an organization with the capacity to bail out over 100,000 people in the next five years. And while our immediate objective is to provide an immediate lifeline to people trapped by bail, our ultimate goal is to put ourselves out of business by steering entire jurisdictions away from cash bail and pretrial incarceration as the norm.”

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