Donate to Bail Funds
We’re postponing this week’s poems. Here’s where the honorariums went instead.
$50 went to Philadelphia Community Bail Fund. About: “The mission of the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund is to end cash bail in our city. Until that day, we post bail for our neighbors who cannot afford to pay.”
Here’s an assortment of guides to local bail funds you might like to support now & always, including @phillybailout.
“Split a donation between 55+ community bail funds, mutual aid funds, and racial justice organizers” via ActBlue
Direct donation link. It has been updated daily with more bail funds made available each time. If you’ve got $100 to spare, you can divide it evenly between all bail funds represented, or select a few that are important to you and split your donation between them.
Community Justice Exchange, National Bail Fund Network:
– Directory of Community Bail Funds
– Donate to the Emergency Rapid Response Fund
– List of Protest Bail Funds, as of June 2, 2020
– Pretrial Bail Funds
– Immigration System Bail Funds
Comprehensive directory of community bail funds that makes donation easy.
Posts bail to secure the safety and liberty of people in jail and immigration detention
Mapping Feminist LA: Protestor Bail Funds by City
Links to bail funds as well as resources specific to George Floyd & on the ground work in Minneapolis.
Natl Resource List #GeorgeFloyd+ by @botanicaldyke
“This Google document contains many of the community bail funds, memorial funds, political education resources, the names of organizations to put on your radar, and general advice/tips for people attending protests or using social media as an organizing tool.”
Reclaim the Block: fund our broader movement
Document list from the Minneapolis organization listing similarly-aligned groups that could use financial support.
Uprising Radio: Bail Funds/Legal Help by City
Document listing bail support by city as well as the Venmo, CashApp, PayPal, phone numbers, and other ways you can send funds. Additionally, lists legal resources for protesters by city.
Autostraddle: 74 Bail Funds You Can Absolutely Support Right Now by Carmen Phillips
Rolling Stone: Here’s Where You Can Donate to Help Protests Against Police Brutality by Claire Shaffer
Includes legal aid resources.
If there’s a resource we’re missing and you’d like to see it here, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.