Do the Math: Money Bail Doesn't Add Up for San Francisco

Financial Justice logoThe Financial Justice project releases report showing that nonrefundable bail fees strip $10-15 million per year from low-income neighborhoods and communities of color and offers recommendations for reform. The report has been covered by KQED's California Report, in the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Examiner, and ABC7 news.  Treasurer José Cisneros authored this “op-chart” in the San Francisco Chronicle to show the inequitable impact of money bail on struggling San Franciscans.