RMF Community Bail Fund: Why Bail Keeps Poor People in Jail

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Noon – 1 p.m.
On Zoom

Guest Speaker:
Peggy Placier, a member of Race Matters, Friends and the LWV
The local organization Race Matters, Friends (RMF) supports a community bail fund that helps people being held before trial on nonviolent charges to get released from Boone County Jail. Learn about how the bail process works and why a community bail fund is necessary.
Cosponsored by the Columbia Public Library.
Please register at www.dbrl.org/bail-fund to get a link to this Zoom session.

About lwvcbc

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. We never support or oppose any political party or candidate. Any person of voting age may become a League member. The LWV of Columbia-Boone County is the League's local organization. We hold forums for local elections and advocate for local issues.

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