“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 […]