02 April 2012 ~ Comments Off

San Antonio: Juan Melendez Speaker’s Tour April 12-15

Juan Roberto Meléndez-Colón spent seventeen years, eight months and one day on Florida’s death row for a crime he did not commit. His story highlights the many problems that plague the death penalty system, including its high risk and inevitability of being imposed on the innocent, its unfair application on the basis of race and ethnicity and its almost exclusive imposition on our most vulnerable members of society—the poor.  Read more about Juan.

Locations around San Antonio:

Thursday, April 12: Northwest Vista College evening film screening and Q & A with Juan Melendez; 5:30 p.m. in Huisache Hall Room 113, 3535 N. Ellison Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78251 (here’s a link to the campus map: http://www.alamo.edu/mainwide.aspx?id=10648#campus)

Friday, April 13: Film screening and Q & A with Juan Melendez at the Radius Center, 7:00 PM, 106 Auditorium Circle, San Antonio, TX 78205

Events still being added – check the link for current developments or to complete a form to host a local event with Juan!

Please support the tour — and help us compensate Juan for his time and expenses — with your generous donation to TCADP!  Give online!

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