TCADP is pleased to offer opportunities for virtual events and programs during this time of social distancing. Last year, we launched a book group and a new webinar series, “Seeking Justice in Texas.” See below for details on these and other upcoming events.
TCADP Book Group
The TCADP book group is reading Infinite Hope: How Wrongful Conviction, Solitary Confinement, and 12 Years on Death Row Failed to Kill My Soul by Texas death row exoneree Anthony Graves. We will meet on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 7:30 PM Central Time. All are welcome.
Featured event for January
On Wednesday, January 27, 2021, Austin’s independent bookstore, BookPeople, will host a special virtual event with Maurice Chammah, a journalist with The Marshall Project. Maurice will discuss his new book, Let the Lord Sort Them: The Rise and Fall of The Death Penalty. The conversation will be moderated by Pamela Colloff, a senior reporter at ProPublica and a writer-at-large at The New York Times Magazine. The event is free and begins at 7:00 PM Central Time. Register and order your copy of Maurice’s book here.
TCADP 2021 Annual Conference
TCADP’s Annual Conference is a one-day event for anyone who wants to learn more about the death penalty in Texas. The TCADP 2021 Annual Conference: Reckoning with Injustice in the Death Penalty and Beyond will take place as a virtual event on Zoom on Saturday, February 27, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Central Time. Our esteemed panelists will address the impact of COVID-19 on death penalty use and on incarcerated individuals. Capital defense attorney and civil rights advocate, Henderson Hill, will deliver the keynote address and share his thoughts on this moment of reckoning with racial injustice. We also will offer four breakout sessions on a variety of topics and will honor three capital defense attorneys whose zealous advocacy has spared numerous individuals from execution and impacted the future of the death penalty. Learn more about our award recipients, panelists, and keynote speaker. Register here.
For a recap of the TCADP 2020 Annual Conference, which took place on February 29, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas, visit https://tcadp.org/what-we-do/annual-conference/. Photos from the day, courtesy of FOMAS Cine, are available on our Facebook page.