About Timothy James Young

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.

The purpose of this website is to raise awareness and support about Tim’s fight for justice and freedom. We ask that people GET INFORMED, GET INVOLVED, and join us in our campaign to free Tim Young!

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 has a poem in Revolutionary Poets Brigade’s new anthology!

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!

We got a letter from Tim!

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!