Pro-Bono Bond Fund Frees 50 from Cook County Jail

Project aims to free those too poor to afford bond from dangerous jail conditions as it works to end monetary bond in Illinois.
CHICAGO--(ENEWSPF)--December 22, 2016. Pre-trial detainees languish by the thousands in grim conditions in Cook County Jail, while their livelihoods and education are undermined and their families suffer—all because they are too poor to bond out from jail. The Chicago Community Bond Fund—CCBF—has hit on a dynamic strategy to provide both short-term and long-term methods to address this fundamental injustice.

This week, CCBF posted $1,000 to free the organization . . .

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