The 247 Support Committee works to ensure that the political targeting of people for their involvement in the 2010 G20 People's Convergence end and that all charges against the hundreds of individuals facing prosecution be immediately dropped. The 247 Support Committee is part of the Toronto Community Solidarity Network that is organizing a broad political and legal defense in response to the Police violence of June 2010.
The immediate focus of the 247 Committee's work is on providing support and logistics around the upcoming August 23rd court date. If you or someone you know would like to access the support of the 247 Committee, please email us at [email protected]. The 247 Committee is working to organize billeting, rides, media and general support (food, outreach, and resource referrals) for August 23rd.
If you need billeting or help with transportation to court on August 23rd, please email the 247 Committee as soon as possible at [email protected].
If you are a representative of an organization planning to have a presence at the court that day and would like to coordinate efforts, please contact the 247 Support Committee as well at [email protected].
Following the August 23rd court date, the 247 Committee through the Toronto Community Solidarity Network will continue its work in support of all G20 defendants, assisting with:
--logistics around the future court dates
--resource referrals and information about trauma and other psycho-social needs;
--legal defence fundraising support and access
--a way for G20 Defendants and members of the 247 Support Committee to connect with each other, mobilize and organize.
To hear about upcoming meetings of the 247 Committee or the Toronto Community Solidarity Network and future events and organizing, please join a low-traffic announcements list-serve at
The 247 Support Committee
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