Bronx Freedom Fund awarded the 2015 National Criminal Justice Association Outstanding Criminal Justice Program Award

On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015, The Bronx Freedom Fund received the award from the National Criminal Justice Association for “outstanding criminal justice program” in the Northeast Region. Alyssa Work, Project Director of The Bronx Freedom Fund, Robin Steinberg, Executive Director of The Bronx Defenders and co-founder of The Bronx Freedom Fund, and David Feige, co-founder and Chair of the Board of The Bronx Freedom Fund, accepted the award in Atlanta and spoke to the audience of criminal justice stakeholders from across the country about the devastating impact of bail on clients who can’t afford to pay it, exposing a two tiered system of justice – one for the rich and one for the poor.

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