Attend Events

The TCADP San Antonio Chapter will meet on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 6:30 PM at the Oblate School of Theology, Building 4 of the Oblate Renewal Center (285 Oblate Drive).  Contact coordinator Mardi Baron at for details.

The filmmakers of “The Penalty” will be conducting a Texas tour from October 29 to November 14 in cities around the state. All screenings will be followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers and experts on the death penalty.  This powerful documentary weaves together three storylines, each of which exposes the flaws and failures of the death penalty in dramatic, often unexpected, ways.  To find out more or see a trailer, go to

The tour is cosponsored by the Texas After Violence Project.

Here’s the schedule for upcoming screenings in San Marcos, San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas-Fort Worth (note that some events require the purchase of a ticket):

November 4, 2019, 7 PM: Texas State University – San Marcos. The screening will take place in the Alkek Library Teaching Theater (Room 250), 601 University Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666. Free and open to the public.

November 4, 2019, 7 PM: Northwest Vista College – San Antonio. The screening will take place in the Cypress Campus Center 121 (CCC 121), Lago Vista Room. The college is located at 3535 N. Ellison Drive, San Antonio, TX 78251 (near Sea World). Free and open to the public.

November 6, 2019, 6 PM: University of Houston Downtown, Wilhelmina Cullen Robertson Auditorium, 3rd floor Academic Building, One Main St., Houston, TX 77002. Free and open to the public.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with co-director Will Francome, producer Laura Shacham, and Professor Nicole Casarez, an attorney and a communication professor at the University of St. Thomas.  Working with her investigative journalism students, Professor Casarez played a pivotal role in the exoneration of Anthony Graves, who spent 18 years in prison, including 12 years on death row, for a crime he did not commit.  

The UHD Visitor Parking Garage is located at the corner of Travis Street and Girard Street (201 Girard, Houston, 77002). The entrance is off Girard Street.  

November 7, 2019, 5:30 PM: Thurgood Marshall School of Law – Houston, TMSL Building, Rooms 105-107 (3100 Cleburne St, Houston, TX 77004)

November 8, 2019, 7 PM: 14 Pews – Houston (800 Aurora St, Houston, TX 77009). Buy tickets here.

November 12, 2019, 6:30 PM: First Congregational United Church of Christ – Fort Worth (4201 Trail Lake Dr., Fort Worth, TX, 76109) Free and open to the public.

November 13, 2019, 7 to 9 PM: Angelika Film Center, Dallas (5321 E Mockingbird Ln #230, Dallas TX). Purchase tickets.

November 14, 2019, 5:30 PM: Southern Methodist University – Dallas, Harold Clark Simmons Hall, 101A, 6401 Airline Road, Dallas, TX. A limited number of tickets are available for purchase for $15 at This event is part of a colloquium series sponsored by the SMU Dispute Resolution Graduate Program.

Save the date for the TCADP 2020 Annual Conference, which will take place on Saturday, February 29, 2020 (yes, Leap Day!) in San Antonio at the Whitley Conference Center at the Oblate School of Theology.

Registration for the conference will open on October 1. More details coming soon.