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Community Members Rally for Charges to Be Dropped Against the Santa Cruz Eleven, Part 2
On May 4, community members gathered at the Santa Cruz court house for a press conference, rally, and march to demand District Attorney Bob Lee drop the charges against the Santa Cruz Eleven, who have all been charged with felonies arising from the occupation of a vacant bank building last fall. Organizers of the rally believe the DA should, "re-examine the basis for the charges, and the Court must ensure that these activists are not being selectively prosecuted."
To read more, and view more photos, see:
Community Members Rally for Charges to Be Dropped Against the Santa Cruz Eleven
I also am one of the 11 defendants being charged, and I did not have anything to do with the organization or planning of the rally, or the Santa Cruz Eleven website.
Brent Adams, Franklin Alacantara, Bradley Stuart Allen, Gabriella Ripley-Phipps, Grant Wilson, Becky Johnson, and Robert Norse
Brent Adams breaks open the Wells Fargo Bank pinata.