American Justice Alliance Becomes the 70th Sponsor For Vanguard’s Annual Event

The American Justice Alliance, representing Anand Jon Alexander in his fight for freedom has become the Vanguard’s 70th sponsor for it’s 9th annual event – Reforming the Prosecution System.

The is a 501(c) charity that to ensure a fair trial and for everyone (of any race, religion or lifestyle), without which “Justice for All” would ring hollow. The prolific panel of influential activists, entities, experts,  exonerees, legal teams and lawmakers like Obie Anthony, Jeffrey Deskovic, Dr Bart S. Fisher , Mayor Jermaine Wilson, Amy Ralston Povah, Dr Marwah, Moishe Mana, Sant Chatwal, Bart AB1909 author Patty Lopez; Former Judge Shannon Taylor, Bill Duplissea, raise awareness, funding and relief for “cases that have become causes”, as with the miscarriage of Justice against Anand Jon Alexander..

The event will take place next Saturday from 5 to 8 at the Davis Community Church.  Tickets and sponsorship is still available at:

Here is the full list of paid sponsors….

Presenting Sponsor: Hughey Phillips, LLP

Larry Krasner Level Sponsor

National Lawyer’s Guild – Sacramento

Progressive Prosecutor Sponsor

Nora Oldwin
ACLU – Northern California
Alin Cintean, Attorney at Law
Patty Pursell
Lindsay Weston
American Justice Alliance

Social Justice Champion Sponsor

Bob Poppenga, Davis School Board
Mark Reichel, Attorney at Law
Josephy Tully, Attorney At Law
Linda Deos, Attorney at Law
Bill Julian
Melinda Guzman, Attorney at Law
Harvey and Evelyn Greenwald
Jake and Ed Clemens
David Thompson

Progressive Ally Sponsor

Jim Provenza, Yolo County Supervisor
Don Saylor, Yolo County Supervisor
Oscar Villegas, Yolo County Supervisor
Brett Lee, Davis Mayor
Gloria Partida, Mayor Pro Tem
Lucas Frerichs, Davis CIty Council
Tom Adams, Davis School Board
Alan Fernandes, Davis School Board
Norma and Carlos Alcala, Washington School Board
Tracie Olson, Yolo County Public Defender
Ryan Davis, State Public Defender
Robb Davis, Former Davis Mayor
CAIR-Sacramento Valley
Lil Shop of Growers
Mary Alice Coleman, Attorney at Law
Art Pimentel
Davis Phoenix Coaltion
Andrew Kim
Lynne Jimenez
Yoshinori Himel
Kat Dean
Saatyaki Amin
Elizabeth Lasensky
Francesca Wright
Alan Hirsch
Gail Scharber
Joaquin Galvan
Summar Harrah
The Good People Farms
Keith Staten, Law Offices
It Could Happen To You
Ezra Beeman
LCLAA Sacramento, AFL-CIO

To add your name:

Tickets are on sale for $20 for students/ low income and $50 general admission

Speakers include:

Jeffrey Deskovic – knows something about the consequences of corrupt prosecutions. At the age of 16, he was wrongly imprisoned and served 17 years for a rape and murder he did not commit, before DNA evidence exonerated him. He’s now taking his bar exam in New York, wanting to become a progressive prosecutor, and was instrumental in pushing for New York’s newly-approved Prosecutorial Misconduct Commission.

Satana Deberry – Durham, NC DA who is now holding office in the same seat held by disbarred former prosecutor Mike Nifong.

Genevieve Jones-Wright – a public defender in San Diego, ran in 2018.

Noah Phillips– former deputy DA in Sacramento, ran in 2018.

Lisa Rea – President and Founder of Restorative Justice International

Join us on October 26. Tickets are $50. Sponsorships range from $100 to $5000. Deadline to sponsor: August 31. Proceeds go to the Vanguard Court Watch operating in Yolo County, Sacramento County and San Francisco County – monitoring prosecutorial misconduct and over-prosecution in real time.

To add your name:

You can also send checks to: Davis Vanguard, PO Box 4715, Davis, CA 95617

About The Author

David Greenwald is the founder, editor, and executive director of the Davis Vanguard. He founded the Vanguard in 2006. David Greenwald moved to Davis in 1996 to attend Graduate School at UC Davis in Political Science. He lives in South Davis with his wife Cecilia Escamilla Greenwald and three children.

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