The purpose of the community meeting called by Alex's lawyer, his family and the gang intervention organization Homies Unidos, was to show solidarity with Alex Sánchez and focused on raising the bail necessary for Alex’s release. According to Alex’s lawyer, on Monday, Alex will enter his plea of not-guilty to the court. A bail hearing is scheduled for this coming Tuesday at 312 N. Spring Street, 8th Floor, Court D, at 2PM. Organizers are calling for a show of support at the court, beginning at 1PM. At the meeting, Homies Unidos underscored the importance of raising as much bail money as possible for Alex’s release. Anyone interested in helping support this effort please contact Homies Unidos before Tuesday June 30, 2009. Homies Unidos is also calling for letters of support on behalf of Alex. On Wednesday July 1, 2009, www.wearealex.com will begin listing current updates and action items concerning Alex’s case. Homies Unidos, at the end of the meeting, reiterated the importance of assuring a fair trial for Alex.
For more information on the court hearing this Tuesday, please contact Mirna at 213.291.5494.