“Journey to Justice: A Speakers’ Tour Featuring Death Row Survivor Juan Roberto Melendez-Colon” will take place in the Metroplex from September 28 – October 2, 2014. Juan Melendez spent 17 years, 8 months, and 1 day on Florida’s death row for a crime he did not commit. He was exonerated and released on January 3, 2002.
Juan Roberto Melendez-Colon, who survived nearly 18 years on death row for a crime he did not commit, will share his story of wrongful conviction and ultimate exoneration with people of faith, students, and community members throughout San Antonio from April 12-15, 2012.
In this issue: Bexar County Campaign hosting Juan Melendez Tour; Facebook/Twitter Interview with Anthony Graves; Voices of Texas: National Crime Victims’ Rights Week; Death Penalty Developments; TCADP Annual Conference Wrapup; TCADP Member Highlight – Bryand Spencer, El Paso; News from the Field
Juan Roberto Meléndez-Colón spent seventeen years, eight months and one day on Florida’s death row for a crime he did not commit. His story highlights the many problems that plague the death penalty system, including its high risk and inevitability of being imposed on the innocent, its unfair application on the basis of race and […]
In This Edition: Scheduled Executions Upcoming Events Recent News New Resources Calendar Scheduled Executions April 26: Beunka Adams May 2: Anthony Bartee Respond to each execution by attending a vigil in your community. Learn more at https://tcadp.org/get-involved/stop-executions/ Upcoming Events Death Row Exonoree Juan Melendez Returns to Texas! “Death Penalty No Más”, a speaker’s tour featuring […]
The Odessa Chapter Against the Death Penalty is responsible for death row exoneree, Juan Melendez’s two day visit to the Permian Basin. According to Father Mark Miller, chapter leader, “He is speaking from first hand experience. I believe when people hear that, they begin to think and imagine it in a new way. So I […]
Learn more about the Lobby Day scheduled for next Tuesday, March 8, see the videos from the Religious Leaders Dialogue Panel held in Houston, and the pictures from the TCADP Annual Conference held in February. And don’t miss the calendar of events happening around the state!
From September 25-27, 2010 El Pasoans Against the Death Penalty (EPADP), a chapter of TCADP, was proud to host !La Pena de Muerte No Mas!, a speaking tour featuring Juan Roberto Melendez-Colon, an internationally-known death row exonoree. Sharing a story described as “remarkable” by one EPADP member, Juan spoke to over 500 concerned El Pasoans at five […]