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 […]
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 […]
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 […]