The Bail Trap

Are you aware that Black people, Latinos, and Native Americans are twice as likely to be stuck in jail because they can’t afford bail?

Their incarceration can last weeks or even months so that they lose jobs, housing and family. Raising money for bail puts them at the mercy of unscrupulous private bail bondsmen. Innocent people often give in to pressures to plead guilty in order to be released on bail.

Come and find out what is happening here in California to fix the broken money bail system.

Friday, May 18, at 7pm in the Sanctuary
There will be light refreshments.
Screening is FREE.

This film and the Q and A following will inform and shine a brighter light on this very important topic.

Jointly Sponsored by San Mateo County Democracy for Democracy and the Social Action Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Redwood City.