Attend Events

TCADP invites your participation in the following meetings and events:

Arlington
On April 26th TCADP Executive Director, Kritsin Houlé will join Marilyn Shankle-Grant at FUMC of Arlington’s Adovcates for Social Justice- Capital Punishment/Death Penalty Event. The event will include a look at the United Methodist position against the Death Penalty/Capital Punishment. The discussion will begin at 3PM and take place in the Banquet Room at FUMC of Arlington, 313 North Center Street. For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/1D6QjWW.

Austin
The Berkeley Law Death Penalty Clinic, Cornell Death Penalty Project and University of Texas Capital Punishment Center cordially invite you to a symposium on “Latinos and the Death Penalty” at the University of Texas School of Law on April 10-11th, 2015. The conference brings together experts from a variety of fields to illuminate a relatively unexplored aspect of the American death penalty. The program is free and open to the public.

The Young Americans for Liberty State Convention will be April 11th, 2015 (9AM-7PM). TCADP will be there with Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty. The convention will be held at University of Texas at Austin. Please visit http://bit.ly/1MbZzgt for more information.

TCADP will resume the Bi-Monthly Luncheons on April 21st. This luncheon will focus on the current legislative session with updates and status reports from Lobby Corps members. The meeting will start at noon at The Egg & I-Northcross, 2525 W. Anderson Ln. Bldg 3, Austin, 78757. Please RSVP with an email to vanessa@tcadp.org.

El Paso
El Pasoans Against the Death Penalty, a chapter of TCADP, meet on the last Tuesday of the month.  The next meeting will take place at 7 PM on April 28th at St. Pius X Church in the Pedro Maldonado Room (1050 North Clark Drive). For more information, please contact Pat Delgado at phdelgado@hotmail.com.

Vigils for the April 9th, 15th, 23rd, and 28th executions will take place from  from 12:00 to 1:00 PM in front of the El Paso County Courthouse, 500 E. San Antonio (downtown, between Mesa and Campbell Streets).

Prayer vigils are held in several parishes to pray for those on death row awaiting execution, their families, the victims and their families, all involved in executions and for an end to the death penalty. The vigils are bilinguals and are held once a month when there are executions scheduled.

At this time, the following parishes have confirmed vigils for April. Please check parish bulletin, or contact the church directly for more information:

  • Saint Patrick Cathedral Chapel (Arizona at Mesa), 6-6:30 PM, April 7th
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Ysleta Mission (Almameda at Zargoza), 6:-6:30 PM, April 7th
  • Christ the Savior Parish, Daily Mass Chapel, 5301 Wadsworth Ave., 6:00-6:30 PM, April 9th
  • St. Francis of Assisi, 5750 Doniphan Dr., 6 PM, April 17th

Houston
TCADP’s Houston Chapter meets every other month on the 1st Tuesday of the month, starting in January.  All meetings will take place at 7 PM at Central Market, 3815 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77027.

The next chapter meeting will occur on May 5th. Kristin Houlé,  Executive Director of TCADP will give an update on the current legislative session and discuss TCADP’s future plans.

Call 832-693-5710 for additional information about this program.

Contact information for local leaders 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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