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#IAmTyraPatterson

Twenty-one years ago, Tyra Patterson was wrongfully convicted for crimes she did not commit. This is a short PSA,"I Am Tyra Patterson," featuring national celebrities, prominent leaders, and two of Tyra's trial jurors calling for her release. Join us as we proclaim - "I AM TYRA PATTERSON."

(shot, directed & edited by: Chinonye Chukwu)

HOW YOU CAN HELP:

1. SIGN TYRA'S PETITION

Tyra is nearing 200,000 signatures supporting her release

- Sign her petition today: ojpc.co/Sign4Tyra
- Ask your friends or colleagues to sign

2. SHARE THIS VIDEO!!!

3. LEARN MORE ABOUT TYRA'S STORY

The Guardian-US did a great 3-part interactive series on Tyra's story. Please read here: theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2016/jan/14/the-injustice-system-us-prisons-tyra-patterson-michelle-lai-dayton-ohio-montgomery-county

4. SHARE TYRA'S STORY

- Talk to someone in person today about Tyra’s story
- Email your contacts about Tyra’s case (forward this email today)
- Share Tyra’s story on social media

Tyra’s social media pages
Facebook: @Justice For Tyra Patterson
Twitter: @Justice4Tyra

5. CHANGE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA PICTURE TODAY

#IAmTyraPatterson Facebook Profile Picture
#IAmTyraPatterson Facebook Cover Photo
#IAmTyraPatterson Twitter Cover Photo
#IAmTyraPatterson Twitter Profile Picture

Make your own “I Am Tyra Patterson” sign, take a photo, and post on social media