Civic and Community Engagement

Philly bail funds raise $1.6 million as protests continue

Two Philly nonprofits that bail out people who can’t afford it have raised a collective $1.8 million since protests erupted across the city on Friday in the wake of George Floyd’s killing. The Philadelphia Community Bail Fund and the Philadelphia Bail Fund, two separate groups which work in conjunction, said the money is already helping release protesters and others who can not afford to pay the 10% needed for release. | From: Billy Penn (Read more.)