CPMM will host a panel discussion including the Defenders Association and the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund, and a local resident who has experienced the current unjust bail process. Our bail system traps poor people in long-term pretrial detention because they can’t afford bail. This can cost them their jobs, homes, healthcare, and custody of their children while they wait for their day in court.
To end cash bail, we need a better alternative. Come learn about the current system and how we can work together to replace it.
This event is open to the public as well as the CPMM and broader Quaker communities. Please invite anyone you know who could benefit from information about the current bail system or would like to explore or support better alternatives.
Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Cherry Street Room
Wednesday, October 24
6:00 PM -- Registration and refreshments
6:30 to 8:30 PM -- Program
For more information call Dana Reinhold at 215-510-7125.
(Meeting members wishing to provide light refreshments or help with the registration table, please contact Dana Reinhold.)
And if this date does not work for you:
The Philadelphia Ethical Society is presenting another panel discussion on this same topic on Thursday, November 9, 6:30-8:00 pm, at 1906 S. Rittenhouse Square.