Brooklyn Bail Fund Spent Millions To Free BLM Demonstrators, Immigrants in 2020

It has been an extraordinary year for the Brooklyn Community Bail Fund (BCBF). In 2020, the organization spent millions of dollars to free arrested Black Lives Matter demonstrators and immigrants who were detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

When New Yorkers rose up in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, an influx of donations made it possible for BCBF to distribute $2.3 million to post bail for demonstrators and to dedicate an additional $2.3 million towards 49 Black-led groups in New York State that are working to mobilize communities around the issues of police brutality, incarceration and other injustices.

It has been an extraordinary year for the Brooklyn Community Bail Fund (BCBF). In 2020, the organization spent millions of dollars to free arrested Black Lives Matter demonstrators and immigrants who were detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

When New Yorkers rose up in the wake of George Floyd’s […]

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