El Paso to Host Death Row Exonoree Juan Melendez

Death row survivor Juan Melendez will share his gut-wrenching story of wrongful conviction and ultimate exoneration with audiences throughout El Paso from September 25-27, 2010.   This bilingual tour is sponsored by El Pasoans Against the Death Penalty (EPADP), a chapter of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. A native of Puerto Rico, Juan […]

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Profile of TCADP work in Rio Grande Valley

Nick Braune of the Texas Civil Rights Review wrote the article, “Organizing the Rio Grande Valley Against Capital Punishment” (February 7, 2010) which highlights the increased presence of TCADP in the Rio Grande Valley as well as TCADP chapter leader Sylvia Garza’s abolition work. The article highlights both recent and upcoming events TCADP has been […]

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Death Row Survivor to Come to Texas!

From November 8-12, 2009, TCADP will be traveling throughout the Rio Grande Valley with “Witness to Injustice: A Speakers’ Tour Featuring Death Row Survivor Juan Roberto Melendez-Colon.” Your support of TCADP today will guarantee the success of this tour and our long-term legislative strategy. Our friend and colleague Juan Melendez spent 17 years, 8 months, […]

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