Upcoming Events in Houston: Speaker on Criminal Justice Reform and Film Screening

The Houston Chapter of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty invites you to attend: IMPROVEMENTS TO THE TEXAS CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM WHAT HAS BEEN DONE? WHAT IS NEEDED? featuring Brandon Dudley, Chief of Staff for Senator Rodney Ellis Thursday, January 26,  2012, 7:00pm Dominican Sisters Meeting Room 6501 Almeda Rd., Houston, Texas Pizza […]

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TCADP 2011 Annual Report: Texas Carries Out Fewest Executions Since 1996

Today, December 15, 2011, the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (TCADP) released its annual report, Texas Death Penalty Developments in 2011: The Year in Review. According to the report, executions in Texas dropped to the lowest number since 1996 and death sentences remained at a historic low level this year.

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Honoring Champion of Justice David Dow

Seizing the Momentum: Honoring Houston’s Champions of Justice is just three weeks away!  TCADP hopes you will join us that evening as we honor three extraordinary individuals who don’t just talk the talk when it comes to pursuing justice.  One of our Champions of Justice is law professor, defense attorney, and award-winning writer David Dow.  His […]

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Join TCADP to Honor Houston’s Champions of Justice

On Thursday, September 15, 2011, TCADP will hold a special event in Houston to honor three extraordinary individuals who set a high bar for engagement and who we consider to be role models as “Champions of Justice”.  Please join us that evening as we recognize the contributions that State Representative Jessica Farrar, Professor David Dow, and […]

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Houston Religious Leaders Call for End to Death Penalty

Last night’s unprecedented event in Houston with seven high-level religious leaders and Sister Helen Prejean was amazing!  More than 500 people representing diverse faith traditions RSVPd and attended the event. Sister Helen and Bishop Janice Huie of the Texas United Methodist Church Conference both noted that getting religious leaders to speak out on the issue of the penalty […]

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Religious Leader’s Dialogue on the Death Penalty – Houston

On January 18, 2011, a panel of Houston’s religious leaders will participate in “The Dialogue of Religious Leaders on the Death Penalty” at the Hobby Center’s Zilkha Hall in downtown Houston. This unprecedented event precedes the Houston Grand Opera’s performances of the award-winning Dead Man Walking Opera January 22- February 7, 2011.

Please join us for this special event aimed at heightening the awareness of death penalty issues in Houston and starting the conversation that moves us forward. More info and RSVP today!

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