Attend Events

TCADP invites your participation in the following meetings and events:

Featured Events
October 17: State Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. will give the presentation “Capital Punishment as a Pro-Life Issue” at St. Dominic Chancery in Houston (2403 Holcombe Blvd., 77021). The presentation will take place from 12:00 to 1:30 PM and is hosted by Office of Justice and Peace for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Register by October 10 by clicking here.

October 26: The Capital Punishment Center of the University of Texas School of Law will host a talk by Professor Stephen Bright, a nationally renowned advocate for criminal defendants, those sentenced to death, and prisoners,  and the founder of the Southern Center for Human Rights.  Professor Bright has argued numerous cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and has long led efforts to ensure the fair treatment of defendants in the criminal justice system.  The event will take place from 11:45 AM to 12:45 PM in room TNH 2.138 at the University of Texas Law School (727 E Dean Keeton Street). For more information, please view this flyer.

October 26: The AddRan College of Liberal Arts at Texas Christian University will host a screening of “True Conviction.” Winner at the Tribeca Film Festival 2017, “True Conviction” is a documentary about a new detective agency in Dallas, Texas, started by a group of exonerated men with decades in prison served between them. The screening will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Dee J. Kelly Alumni Center (2820 Stadium Drive). For more information, please visit

November 14: The TCADP San Antonio Chapter will host a member meeting at the Law Alumni Room in the Sarita Kenedy East Law Library (1 Camino Santa Maria St.) at St. Mary’s Law School. The meeting will begin at 6:30 PM. For more information, please contact

The TCADP San Antonio Chapter meets on the second Wednesday of every month.

February 17, 2018: The TCADP 2018 Annual Conference will be held Saturday, February 17, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. 

Journey of Hope Events
October 29: Speakers with the Journey of Hope will be at the Friends Meeting of Austin (3701 East MLK Jr.,Blvd.) from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Come and hear Journey “storytellers” relate their struggle to heal from tragedy. Meet and talk with real folks who are choosing not to seek revenge but taking the path of forgiveness, love and compassion for all of humanity. Please view this flyer for more information.

October 20: Journey of Hope speakers will be at Southern Methodist University (306 Dallas Hall) from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.

Houston Area
Catholic Mobilizing Network will be presenting in parishes throughout Houston, with partners Journey of Hope and the Texas Coalition Against the Death Penalty. Come join us for stories and discussions.

Events at Parishes in the Houston Area:

October 17: “Justice Without Death” is an event at First Congregational Church in Houston. Hear and meet Journey of Hope storytellers and representatives from the Office of Kim Ogg, Harris County District Attorney, Tuesday, October 17, 7:00 to 9:00 PM, 10840 Beinhorn Road.

October 18: Film screening of“Last Day of Freedom” and Exoneree Panel featuring Derrick Jamison, George White, and Shujaa Graham at Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law (3100 Cleburne St., 77004). The event will take place from 5:00 to 7:30 PM.

San Antonio
October 22
: Travis Park United Methodist Church in San Antonio will host a presentation by the Journey of Hope on 10:00 AM Sunday, October 22 in the Labyrinth Room. Led by family members of murder victims joined by families with loved ones on death row, the exonerated, and others, the Journey of Hope puts a human face on the issue of the death penalty. Contact Shirley Watkins,, for information on this event.

October 22: The Journey of Hope speakers and musician music by Charlie King will be at Oblate School of Theology – Tymen Hall (285 Oblate Drive, 78216) from 3:00 to 5:00 PM. This event is co-sponsored by peaceCENTER San Antonio and Compassionate San Antonio.

October 26: Journey of Hope speakers and an Amnesty International death penalty photo exhibit will be at the  St. Mary’s University, Law Library, Law Alumni Room (1 Camino Santa Maria, 78228) at 4:00 PM.

Click here to view our complete events calendar.