The Racist Economy of Court Fees and Fines
It is an open and shameful secret that each year, courts order thousands of youth across the country to pay for the cost of their own traumatic and unfair punishment. As a result, these youth face a future of insurmountable debt. Court fees and fines are an often-used but ineffective tactic that harm youth and their families, particularly from communities of color, in profound ways. Join us for Hidden in Plain Sight: The Racist Economy of Court Fees and Fines a moderated panel discussion about the harm of fees and fines as well as the movement to stop them.