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Upcoming Events

TCADP’s bi-monthly luncheon will take place on Wednesday, July 23rd from 12 to 1 PM at El Mercado Restaurant in South Austin (1302 South 1st St.). Jen Moreno, who is a Staff Attorney with the Death Penalty Clinic at UC Berkeley Law and one of the nation’s foremost experts on lethal injection, will be our special guest speaker. Jen will talk about her work on challenges to lethal injection as a method of execution. RSVP to

TCADP’s next bi-monthly luncheon will take place on Tuesday, September 9th at noon at Margaux’s Bridge Bistro (921 N Riverfront Blvd., Dallas 75207). Questions?  Contact Rev. Jeff Hood at

El Paso
TCADP’s El Paso Chapter – El Pasoans Against the Death Penalty (EPADP) – will meet on Tuesday, July 29th at 6:30 PM in the San Pedro de Jesus Maldonado Room of St. Pius X Church (1015 N. Clark Street). We will be showing the film “Incendiary: The Willingham Case,” the true story of the conviction and execution of Cameron Todd Willingham for the arson murder of his three children in 1991 and of the resulting scientific, legal and political firestorm that rages today. Contact Pat Delgado with questions at

Join us for the next installment of our bi-monthly Fair & Just Lunch Series on Tuesday, July 29th from 12:30 to 1:30 PM at St. Anne’s Catholic Church (2140 Westheimer Road). Meet other supporters in the area and hear from Billy Smith II, a photojournalist and photo editor with the Houston Chronicle. He will discuss his work on the project “A Human Tragedy,” an interactive photo essay that examines the stories of 24 Texas exonerees who served lengthy prison sentences for crimes they didn’t commit. RSVP and order lunch from Jason’s Deli.

From September 28 through October 2, TCADP will conduct a speakers’ tour in the Metroplex featuring Juan Melendez, who spent 17 years on death row in Florida for a crime he did not commit. Murder victim family members, family members of death row inmates, and law enforcement officers will participate in the tour, as well. If you are interested in helping with these events or have an idea for a venue, please contact Kristin at Details on other regional tours coming soon!

Contact information for the chapters and local organizers hosting these events is available on the Work Locally page.

If you have participated in an event on behalf of TCADP, please complete an Event Report Form for our records.  Thank you!

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