In this edition of our monthly e-newsletter, you’ll find information about upcoming events featuring Sister Helen Prejean at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. You’ll also find links to recent stories about racial bias in the jury selection process and the regrets of a juror in a capital murder trial in Texas that sentenced a man to death.
In this edition of our monthly alert, you’ll find a link to photos from the TCADP 2016 Annual Conference, information about a new initiative to engage Public Safety Officers on the Death Penalty, and information about three upcoming events with Sister Helen and a national conference on the death penalty.
If you missed the monthly TCADP alert sent on December 3, see this post for more information about coming events, breaking news, and ways you can be involved in ending the death penalty in Texas.
In this edition: Learn more about the two scheduled executions for this month, deadlines for the TCADP Lobby Corps applications and Annual Award nominations, as well as multiple TCADP events to be held in Denton, Tarrant, Dallas, Collin, Harris, and Travis Counties this month.
TCADP’s April 2013 Alert includes an update on the Texas legislative session, scheduled executions, and the case of Duane Buck; it also features new voices on the death penalty, including a former District Attorney of Montague County and Conservatives Concerned about the Death Penalty.
In This Edition: Scheduled Executions Recent News – Including the TCADP Fall Newsletter! Upcoming Events Take Action Today! – Complete a Member Survey! Calendar Executions The State of Texas is scheduled to carry out three executions this month: November 8: Mario Swain November 14: Ramon Hernandez November 15: Preston Hughes Read more about these […]
After several requests to share the “Call to Action” shared by TCADP Program Coordinator, Vicki McCuistion, at the “Faithful Considerations: A Discussion with Sister Helen Prejean and Austin Faith Leaders”, we decided to make it available to you in a blog post. So when you see the letters ACL, I want you to think “Austin […]
On Friday evening, October 12, 2012, in the Mabee Ballroom of St. Edward’s University, two Austin faith leaders will join Sister Helen Prejean, an internationally known speaker and the author of Dead Man Walking, for an unprecedented conversation about the role of people of faith in the growing movement to end the death penalty.