🚨🚨HAPPENING RIGHT NOW: Hope in Illinois. Within a day (possibly hour), lawmakers vote on a law to overhaul the entire pretrial justice system. Reducing jail populations. Keeping families together. Take 2 minutes to sign this letter. Help us make history:
🚨UPDATE: Might happen today! On the verge of a major victory in Illinois for fairness & justice. To end cash bail & overhaul the entire pretrial justice system.
We need to do more than just #EndMoneyBail---we must reform the entire pretrial justice system. The Pretrial Fairness Act is the only way to get real pretrial justice in Illinois.
Tell legislators to support it:
Thinking about Miguel. Locked up for 9 months on $300k bail. “Being incarcerated doesn’t just affect yourself, it affects your immediate family. The stress that come along with it. You could lose everything.” Sign here for Miguel:
Thinking about Flo. Caged for two months because he couldn’t afford $7500. Worried about his family & the horrific conditions on the inside. “I think everyone should have a fair shot to fight their cases.” Sign your support here:
@ScottHech Sent my letter days ago but I'm pretty sure my senator is for it. 🤞🤞🤞
Thinking about Cassandra. Called a Chicago jail 132 times to try to save her husband from COVID. She was ignored. No mask. Soap. Crowded. He died. Now 1000+ more jailed. She’s fighting for the pretrial fairness act so no one else goes through it. Her words: