The Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (TCADP) is a grassroots membership organization comprised of individuals and groups who work to end the death penalty in all cases, everywhere. We are an inclusive organization composed of human rights activists; crime victims and their families; persons working within the criminal justice system; persons opposed to capital punishment on religious and moral grounds; death row prisoners and their families; and other concerned citizens opposed to capital punishment.
We invite and elicit support from all peoples, all races, and all classes, within & outside of Texas. TCADP is affiliated with the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP).
TCADP is involved in many activities to abolish the death penalty.
- Public Education
- Legislative Advocacy
- Grassroots Organizing
- Speakers’ Bureau
- Victims’ Outreach
- Coalition Building
- Media Outreach
- Clemency Campaigns
- Religious and Civic Outreach
- Independent Research
- Conferences, Trainings, and Events
How is TCADP organized?
The TCADP is a state-wide, non-profit corporation with 501(c)(3) status from the IRS. It is governed by a Board of Directors, which sets policy, develops strategies and plans of action, and raises funds to support the organization’s work.
For our most current list of affiliates please click here.