Timothy James Young is a wrongfully convicted prisoner, an innocent man on Death Row. He was arrested in April of 1999 for a crime that he did not commit and was subsequently sentenced to Death Row in April of 2006. He is now partaking in the Appellate process as a means of proving his innocence and regaining his freedom.
There are two ways to contact Tim:
Emails, funds, images, etc, can be sent electronically at www.jpay.com
Please include your mailing address on all emails so Tim can respond!
Or write Tim by mail:
Tim Young F23374
San Quentin State Prison
San Quentin, CA 94974
Friends of Tim Young at UC Santa Cruz have started a project to answer questions about Tim’s paths for justice. Read their research about the Innocence Project in California, explore their updates about Proposition 66 and the struggles to abolish the Death Penalty, and more. https://ias.ucsc.edu/blogs/cmurr/2021/february-8-2021-innocence-project-zaarin-mizan https://ias.ucsc.edu/blogs/rachel-nelson/2021/february-18-2021-proposition-66-zaarin-mizan
“Sometimes, as a prisoner, hope is all I have. I dream of freedom, justice, and equality… a dream that has alluded black people for too long. If I didn’t dream, I think I would’ve died long ago. The fact that I dream and imagine it allows me to wake up every morning.” Read Tim’s interview … Continue reading Read Tim’s interview for Journal of Global Environmental Justice
Tim has information about the misconduct which led to his false imprisonment. Read his recent case updates and write the governor about Tim’s wrongful conviction—demand a pardon while asking for the abolition of the death penalty and the end of systemic racism in the criminal justice system. https://timothyjamesyoung.com/blog/they-get-doughnuts-we-get-condemned/