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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.

We did not redefine what public defense can be alone. We are deeply grateful for our partners and supporters who are bonded with us in our expansive pursuit of justice for individuals, families and communities in the Bronx. Thank you for your support.