Jason’s release date [from Illinois’s Vandalia Correctional Center] is currently set for April 13th, 2016! That means he is less than a month away from being back with his friends and family and pick up life where he left off. As of right now we know that he will be on house arrest for some time, he is not sure for how long or what the movement restrictions are going to look like. As many of you know the transition from prison to real life can be tough for many, so in order to ease the stress this page is now Jason’s release fund. The money that you all graciously donate from now on will help Jason with getting a phone to be in contact with his PO officer, food, rent, any fees for classes he might be mandated to take, clothes…etc. Thank you so much for your continued support and love! More updates coming soon!!
Jason Hammond, Jeremy’s twin brother, accepted a non-cooperating guilty plea and was sentenced to 41 months in prison on January 2015 for his part in an organized direct action taken against a group of white supremacists.
In 2012, a group of racists and white supremacists organized a ‘White Nationalist Economic Summit’ in the Chicago suburb of Tinley Park. Groups of anti-fascists and anti-racists from the Midwest decided to confront the meeting and successfully shut down their event through a righteous melee. In the aftermath, 5 people were arrested and were dubbed the Tinley Park 5. All five were sentenced to upwards of 3 years and have since been released. Jason is the last person to have been arrested for this action.