Protestors in Louisville have been demanding justice for Breonna Taylor for over 100 days. After this week's grand jury ruling, protests look set to continue into the weekend, making bail funds more vital than ever.

The Louisville police officer who was indicted in the raid that resulted in Taylor's death posted a $15,000 bail, but the bail set for people protesting her death will likely be much higher. Hundreds of thousands of legally innocent people are currently sitting in prison because they can’t afford bail.

Cash bail is one of the aspects of the criminal justice system that keeps communities wrapped up in systemic slavery and in debt. As protests continue in the wake of the recent ruling, the Louisville Community Bail Fund will continue to bail protestors out. On top of that, they provide post-release support to help get vulnerable people from jail to a situation of safety.

As people across the United States march against police brutality following the murder of Breonna Taylor and countless other Black individuals at the hands of law enforcement, police officers remain relentless in arresting protesters (and often employing violent tactics to do so). In a report published by AP News on June 4, the total number of arrested protestors had hit 10,000 — a number that will have risen since then.

In response to the mass incarceration, and in a bid to free innocent protesters from America's for-profit prison industry, a number of organizations nationwide are raising bail funds via public donations.

Below you will find a list of organizations that are bailing out protesters, listed alphabetically by city.

Albany, NY

Albany Bail & Safety Fund for Black Lives

Asheville, NC

The Final Straw Radio

Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Solidarity Fund

Austin, TX

400+1 Bail Fund

Baltimore, MD

Baltimore Action Legal Team

Birmingham, AL

Nobody Left Behind Bail Fund 

Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Community Bail Fund

Boston, MA

Massachusetts Bail Fund

Buffalo, NY

Buffalo Bail Fund

Charleston, SC

Charleston, SC Protestor Fund

 

Chattanooga, TN

CALEB

Chicago, IL

Chicago Community Bond Fund

Cincinnati, OH

Beloved Community Church

Cleveland, OH

Black Lives Matter Cleveland

Colorado

Colorado Freedom Fund

Columbia, SC

Columbia SC Bail Funds Call: (803) 602-4589

Columbus, OH

Columbus Freedom Fund

Connecticut

Connecticut Bail Fund

Dallas, TX

Luke 4:18 Bail Fund SVP Dallas

Des Moines, IA

Eastern Iowa Community Bond Project

Detroit, MI

The Bail Project National Lawyers Guild Detroit & Michigan Chapter

Fargo and Moorehead, ND

F-M Solidarity Fund

Florida

Freedom Fund Human Rights Coalition of Alachua County

Grand Rapids/Western Michigan

Kent County I-BOND Fund

Harrisburg, PA

Dauphin County Bail Fund

Hawaii

Hawai’i Community Bail Fund

Houston, TX

Black Lives Matter Houston Restoring Justice

Indianapolis, IN

The Bail Project

Jacksonville, FL

Community Support Fund

Kansas City, MO

One Struggle KC Kansas City Community Bail Fund

Lancaster, PA

Lancaster Bail Fund

Las Vegas, NV

Vegas Freedom Fund

Lexington, KY

Lexington Bail Fund

Los Angeles, CA and surrounding areas

Peoples City Council Freedom Fund

Louisville, KY

Louisville Community Bail Fund

Madison, WI

Free the 350 Bail Fund Venmo: @Liam-Manjon CashApp: $FreeThe350BailFund PayPal: FreeThe350BailFund@gmail.com

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Bail Fund FANG Community Bail Fund

Memphis, TN

Memphis Community Bail Fund Black Lives Matter - Community Bail Fund

Miami, FL

Florida Bail Fund FempowerMia Corp

Michigan

Michigan Solidarity Bail Fund

Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee Freedom Fund

Minnesota

Minnesota Freedom Fund Black Visions Collective Reclaim The Block

Montgomery, AL

Montgomery Bail Out

Nashville, TN

Nashville Community Bail Fund Call: (615) 495-5450

Nebraska

Neighbors for Common Good

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Safety and Freedom Fund

New York

Emergency Release Fund

North Carolina

North Carolina Bail Fund of Durham  PayPal: NCFreedomfund@gmail.com CashApp: NcFreedomfund

Northern California

Bay Area Anti-Repression Committee Bail Fund NorCal Resist Activist Bail & ICE Bond Fund Anti Police-Terror Project People’s Breakfast Oakland

Ohio

Canton/Akron Bail Fund

Oklahoma City, OK

Black Lives Matter Oklahoma

Orlando, FL

Community Bail Fund

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Community Bail Fund

Phoenix, AZ

Black People's Justice Fund - Metro Phoenix Tucson Second Chance Community Bail Fund

Pittsburgh, PA

Aftercare Jail Support Bukit Bail Fund Black Burgh Bail Fund

Portland, OR

PDX Protest Bail Fund

Richmond, VA

The Richmond Community Bail Fund

Rhode Island

FANG Community Bail Fund

Roanoke, VA

Roanoke Community Bail Fund

Rochester, NY

Venmo: blmroc CashApp: $BLMroc

Rockford, IL and Winnebago County

Winnebago Bond Project

Salt Lake City, UT

Utah Against Police Brutality

San Diego, CA

DeDe McClure Memorial Community Fund

San Jose, CA

Silicon Valley DSA Bay Area Anti-Repression Committee Bail Fund

Seattle, WA

Northwest Community Bail Fund Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County Freedom Fund

Tampa Bay, FL

Tampa Bay Community Support Fund

Toronto, ON

Toronto Protestor Bail Fund

Tucson, AZ

Tucson Second Chance Community Bail Fund

Tulsa, OK

Black Lives Matter Oklahoma

Washington State

Northwest Community Bail Fund

Wilmington, DE

FNB Bail Fund

Youngstown, OH

Youngstown FreedomFund

National

National Bail Out National Bail Fund Network The Bail Project

Join us in taking a stance against institutionalized racism.

For more:

  1. Here’s how you can support protestors.
  2. 10 anti-racism accounts to help you stay informed.
  3. A simple guide to protesting safely.

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