Abolitionists Gather in Austin for 2013 Annual Conference

(Austin, Texas) — More than 150 activists and supporters from across Texas will gather this Saturday, February 23, 2013 at St. Edward’s University in Austin for the annual conference of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (TCADP). This event, “Changing the Conversation,” will feature workshops and a panel discussion on how instances of wrongful convictions and evidence of wrongful executions are changing the conversation on the death penalty.

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December 2012 Alert: Announcing the 2013 Award Winners and Annual Conference Panelists, the Year-End Report, and More!

If you missed the December alert, read more about the annual award winners to be celebrated at the TCADP Annual Conference held in February, the upcoming annual report to be released shortly, the religious leaders dialogue happening in Dallas at Paul Quinn College and other special events coming in the next few months.

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TCADP announces 2012-2013 annual award winners!

Award recipients are chosen each year by the TCADP Board of Directors from nominations received by TCADP members.  The award winners will be celebrated at the 2013 TCADP Annual Conference on Saturday, Februrary 23 at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. Media Award: Steve Mims and Joe Bailey are the filmmakers of “Incendiary,” which focuses […]

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February Alert: Stay of Execution, Legislative Action Opportunity and More!

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Action Opportunity: Contact Your State Legislators!
Yesterday, January 31, 2012, staff and members of TCADP hand-delivered a copy of the 2011 annual report, Texas Death Penalty Developments in 2011: The Year in Review, to every member of the Texas Legislature. Through this activity, our wonderful team of volunteers had a chance to speak with legislative staff members about their concerns about the death penalty and share information that demonstrates that Texas is moving away from its use.

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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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December 2011 Alert: Activist Training, Special “Incendiary” Screening, Annual Conference

December Alert includes info on a Bexar County Campaign Activist training, a special screening of “Incendiary”, developments on the TCADP Annual Conference in February, news, executions, upcoming events and more. If you missed the alert in your email box, be sure to subscribe to TCADP so you can get the monthly email alerts on time.

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