Oakland: Hearing on Comprehensive Bail Reform
California’s flawed cash bail system punishes the poor for being poor.
Join the ACLU of California in Oakland at a hearing to bring to light the human, economic, and criminal justice impacts of California’s problematic bail system.
Legislators, community leaders, advocates, government representatives, and affected individuals will come together for an in-depth discussion to determine the best path forward for comprehensive bail reform.
Auditorium of the Elihu Harris State Building
1515 Clay Street
Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland)
Senator Loni Hancock (D-Oakland)
Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond)
George Gascón, San Francisco District Attorney
Eve Hershcopf, Judicial Council of California
Professor David Ball, Santa Clara University School of Law
Zachary Norris, Executive Director, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
Jessica Bartholow, Policy Advocate, Western Center on Law and Poverty
Margaret Dooley-Sammuli, Criminal Justice & Drug Policy Director, ACLU
Melodie Henderson, personal testimony, San Diego
John Jones, III, Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice
Chuck Denton, Alameda County Office of the Public Defender