Mark A. Clements is a Chicago police torture survivor who was taken to area 3 violent crime unit in 1981 and tortured to confess to a crime that he never committed. At 17 years old Mark became one of Illinois first juveniles to be sentence to (4) terms of natural life without parole in which he served 28 years inside the Illinois Department of Corrections before freed by pro-bono attorneys working under the services of Northwestern University School of Law. Mark, is former administrator with the Campaign to End the Death Penalty, and someone that have served on several national boards involving criminal justice. He speaks on torture, death penalty issues, juveniles issues, and prison issues.
Price Range: $200-500
Gig Length: 60 - 90 minutes
What to Expect
Mark Clements is a dedicated speaker and someone that bring statics and facts to the attention of the people.
Mark Clements is a motivator speaker who have spoken out against Chicago police torture, juveniles sentence to the Illinois Department of Corrections, death penalty issues, and prison conditions.
While inside the Illinois Department of Corrections he received an GED and AA degree in Child development
He help to achieve torture reparations in the city of Chicago in 2015 for all torture survivors, have played a part in winning the release of 49 people from the Illinois Department of Corrections since 2009.
Mark traveled to Georgia to fight to stop the execution of Troy Davis, and to Texas where he have fought around the illegal arrest and conviction of death row inmates Rodney Reed, Jeff Wood, and Paul Storey.
He help to win the release of Stanley Wrice, and Eric Caine both Chicago police torture victims
He sits on Fair Sentencing for Illinois juveniles through Northwestern University School of Law
Mark served as Administrator over the Campaign to End the Death Penalty 2009 until 2007
Mark is currently the chairperson over the Campaign to End Torture in Chicago fighting to win the release of torture victims.
Jon Burge guilty of torture - <a href="https://www.gigsalad.com/external/redirect/aHR0cHM6Ly95b3V0dS5iZS9iaHFfbTNPUHhnaw%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://youtu.be/bhq_m3OPxgk</a>
Burge Victims react to guilty verdict - <a href="https://www.gigsalad.com/external/redirect/aHR0cHM6Ly95b3V0dS5iZS9ldmxkYV9MY1FDVQ%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://youtu.be/evlda_LcQCU</a>
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