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“…one of the most remarkable experiments in criminal justice in recent years, a pilot program for a growing movement that might be on the verge of changing the face of criminal justice in New York.”

The Village Voice, October 2012 on The Bronx Defenders’ Bronx Freedom Fund

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Promoting fairness and achieving justice requires looking beyond an individual case, courthouse, or agency. This belief drives our 320 advocates to work across disciplines to address the far-reaching causes and consequences of justice involvement for nearly 32,000 clients every year.

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