Bail Me Out! Understanding Bail and Economic Justice
18:30 to 20:59

Join the League of Women Voters St. Paul and the East Side Freedom Library for a free public forum on excessive bail and how it impacts economically disadvantages populations. The discussion will explore the structure of bail and excessive bail in Ramsey County, and how the bail system works and what impact it has on the community, especially for vulnerable communities.

Featured speakers include Judge Nicole Starr of the 2nd Judicial District, Ramsey County, and Tonja Honsey, Executive Director of the Minnesota Freedom Fund. The Minnesota Freedom Fund is a nonprofit organization that pays criminal bail and immigrant bond for those who can’t afford it.