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
Tim’s powerful poem, Citizen: In Shades of Antebellum Blue, is included in the Revolutionary Poets Brigade anthology, Building Socialism. We were able to record Tim reading the poem when he called recently from San Quentin, and we are happy to share the audio of Tim reading the poem below. It’s always nice to hear Tim’s … Continue reading Tim has a poem in Revolutionary Poets Brigade’s new anthology!
When Tim called in late October, he said it is already getting cold in San Quentin. The concrete cells hold both the heat and the chill, and right now, Tim explained, he was already having to layer up to try to keep warm. This made him wonder about how the plants were doing at UC … Continue reading Update: Tim’s preparing UCSC Solitary Garden for winter
This is the first letter since mid-July, due to Tim’s illness with Covid-19. The phone calls have been sporadic calls as well. For a while the officials at San Quentin did not let anyone make calls, supposedly to help stop the spread of the virus. And, with staff also sick from the virus, there were … Continue reading We got a letter from Tim!