Ally Action: Support SB 555


1. READ THIS SB 555: The Jail FACTS ActThe Jail FACTS Act, authored by State Senator Holly Mitchell, will reduce the heavy financial burden placed on the families and support systems of incarcerated individuals. SB 555 aims to eliminate the exorbitant costs of communications (including phone calls, video visitation and electronic communications) regulate the prices for...

Alezandra Zaragoza Melendrez


Freedom Research Institute President Pronouns: She/Her Alezandra is a Latinx critical educator and community-based scholar who was born and raised in Chula Vista near the border, with ancestral roots in Baja California and New Mexico. Professionally, Alezandra comes to her work as a researcher and a former special education public school teacher, teaching in the Bronx...

#2BFREE TOP 10 OF 2018


In 2019, we are unveiling a strategic, multi-pronged plan for system transformation focused on the decriminalization and decarceration of young women, girls, and TGNC folks of color.   We are grateful for your continued support and hope that you will continue to stand with us as we work to co-create a world where we...