One of the best news articles yet about Jeremy's case came out in The Los Angeles Wave, a major African American newspaper, on March 17. Written by contributing editor Betty Pleasant, the article is titled, "Who's really being lynched here?"
Click here to read the article and please share it as widely as possible. Click the Facebook share button and email your friends.
The above photo has been slightly altered for use by the Jeremy Marks Defense Committee.
The Jeremy Marks Defense Committee is pleased to announce that Rochelle Pittman, Jeremy's mother, will be speaking on various campuses and community forums throughout the state in the coming weeks. We invite everyone to attend these events and bring friends to promote the justice campaign. The next speaking engagement will be at Cerritos City College on Wednesday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m. at room SS 312 and will be hosted by Students Fight Back. A list of upcoming events is forthcoming and we hope you will take the time to go to one of them in support of the justice campaign.
The speaking tour is filling up and will include engagements throughout the Los Angeles area as well as San Diego and Northern California. If you would like to set up a meeting at your school, church, neighborhood, home, or with your organization please contact us at 213-251-1025.
Recent Events & Excellent News Article
Here's what Annay G., a supporter at University of California, Santa Barbara, said to about Jeremy's case:
"Jeremy, keep your head up. You're not alone. It's ridiculous that we can't even exercise our basic rights."
This is just one example of the hundreds of emails of support we have received. Click here to sign the petition and send a message of support.
On March 19 activists with the Jeremy Marks Defense Committee gathered petitions in support of Jeremy at a mass anti-war demonstration of thousands. Activists called for an end to U.S. wars abroad and the war on the people like Jeremy here at home who faces being railroaded for catching the police at their worse.
Donate today: We need your support
All of this activity in support of Jeremy is necessary. We want to do even more, but we cannot do it without your support. If you cannot organize or attend an event for Jeremy, you can still do your part. Please make a financial contribution to the Jeremy Marks Defense Committee. Click here to make a donation to support Jeremy.
Your support is greatly appreciated and will have a direct impact on keeping Jeremy out of prison. Every dollar you donate will go directly to Jeremy's legal defense fund and to help the grassroots justice campaign. Click here to make a much needed donation.
(All donations will be directed through the ANSWER Coalition's fiscal sponsor, Progress Unity. Any donation of $50 or more is tax deductible. You can also donate by check: mail to PUF/Jeremy Marks at 137 N. Virgil Ave., #201, Los Angeles, CA 90004, or phone: call 213-251-1025.)
How you can get involved in the case
Invite Rochelle Pittman, Jeremy’s mother, to speak at your event/home.
Volunteer to work with Jeremy’s Defense Committee.
The Jeremy Marks Defense Committee is a campaign of the ANSWER Coalition in partnership with other social justice organizations.