27death penalty abolition activities
- Sep 15, 2006Friends, over the coming weeks, there will be numerous opportunities to be engaged in one of this country's great human rights disasters: capital punishment. I hope you will consider attending some of these events.
Central Pennsylvanians to Abolish the Death Penalty (www.cpadp.org)
Pennsylvania Abolitionists United Against the Death Penalty (www.pa-abolitionists.org)
Fliers are attached for all of these events.
"United by love, Divided by bars"
Saturday, September 23
First United Methodist Church of Germantown, Philadelphia
conference on the impact of the death penalty and the criminal justice system on families and on communities. Featured speakers include Harold Wilson, Pennsylvania's most recent death row exoneree; Diann Rust-Tierney, executive director, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty; and The Reverend Walter Everett, Murder Victims' Families for Human Rights
MORE INFO: 215-324-1751
CO-SPONSORS: PA Abolitionists, American Friends Service Committee, Pennsylvania Prison Society, FUMCOG, Reunification and Transportation Services
"Witness & Action: A groundbreaking conference on Christian responses to the death penalty"
Saturday, September 30
Mount Saint Mary's University, Emmitsburg, MD
The flier says RSVP by September 1, but it's my understanding that they are still taking reservations.
MORE INFO: 301-447-5368
"Rally for a halt to executions!"
Saturday, October 7
State Capitol steps (Third Street side), Harrisburg
SPONSOR: Amnesty International USA
MORE INFO: maintern4@..., 202-544-0200 x299
Preceded by "The Path to Justice: Teach-in for a halt to executions"
Downtown Harrisburg (venue TBA, visit www.cpadp.org for updates)
Featuring workshops on lobbying your legislator and winning a moratorium resolution in your town, faith community, and organization.
CO-SPONSORS: PA Abolitionists, CPADP
MORE INFO: info@..., 717-919-1177