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People who leave Cook County Jail on individual-recognizance bonds can be connected to affordable housing through a partnership announced today by the Chicago Low-Income Housing Trust Fund, The Bail Project and Lawndale Christian Legal Center.

TBP’s Senior Policy Counsel Nicole Zayas-Fortier and past intern Gabriel Henriquez write about the desperate need for bipartisan efforts to aid ongoing crisis in Michigan’s jails. If the proposed legislature were successful, jails would become less crowded and marginalized populations would be better protected.