Abandoned, abused, and incarcerated, Aiden is an 18-year-old survivor preparing to rebuild his life. Holding him back are the thousands of dollars of court debts. One may wonder what’s more important: rehabilitation or restitution?
Yusef's path from foster care to prison exposes a system reliant on medication and punitive fees. He now seeks to mentor and support vulnerable youth towards a brighter future.
Ado'Nijah Zaire Metcalf
Your Story Can Change a System
Debt Free Justice believes in the power of our combined voices to bring about transformative change throughout the nation. If these stories resonate with you or a loved one, know that you’ve found a safe space to share your truth. With your experience, and our expertise, we can build a community that’s loud enough to shake the room. And we can do so hand-in-hand.