A Community Based Approach to Criminal Justice Reform

BY SANDRA CYR

“[The] Bail Fund will provide a self-supporting means to prevent citizens from disruptions to their lives due to an interaction with law enforcement. The fund will assist selected community members with a cash bail requirement of $2,000 or less. After their court appearances, the bail is returned to the fund for use in future cases. The Fund is a lifeline for people whose temporary detainment might otherwise destroy their ability to earn a living or keep a home.”

(*The NC Community Bail Fund has relocated to Community Success Initiative under the current name)
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