URGENT ON-LINE ACTIONS

1. Sign the 4 petitions from this year’s Fast and Vigil to stop upcoming executions: TEXAS | TENNESSEE | MISSOURI | SRI LANKA

2. Stop the criminalization of abortions in Georgia. Sign the petition here.

3.  Tell Congress that the Death Penalty won’t stop the opioid drug crisis! Send a letter here.

UPCOMING PROJECTS & EVENTS

The Sheppard Experience Project: Launched on July 5, this project will share the 1954 headline of the day from Sam R. Sheppard from July 5, 1954 to January 8, 1955. Join us on this journey every day between now and January 8, 2020.

Ongoing in 2019: Tennessee’s Direct Action to Stop Executions: Full details and action opportunities are here.

October 11-20, 2019:  Ohio’s Journey of Hope… From Violence to Healing.  Check here for locations and dates.

December 9, 11 & 13, 2019: The first three of five federal execution dates that have been set. DPA will be planning protests on the ground in Indiana to resist this federal-level human rights abuse. Details coming soon. In the meantime, sign the petition.

January 13 & 15, 2020: The second two of five federal execution dates that have been set. DPA will be planning protests on the ground in Indiana to resist this federal-level human rights abuse. Details coming soon. In the meantime, sign the petition.

June 28 through July 2, 2020: Annual Fast and Vigil to Abolish the Death Penalty, in Washington, DC

PREVIOUS PROJECTS & EVENTS

Read about DPA’s work around the death penalty crisis in Arkansas in April 2017, our work with the Texas Journey of Hope in October 2017 and our campaign to highlight the U.S.’s 1500th execution in Georgia in June 2019.

DPA also has been helping our Ohio partner stop all scheduled executions in the state and is preparing for a major 10-day tour thoughout the state in October 2019.

Additionally, DPA manages the Abolitionist Action Committee’s Starvin’ for Justice: Annual Fast & Vigil to Abolish the Death Penalty each summer at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC.

Also check out these great speakers who travel often:

Sr. Helen Prejean
Shane Claiborne
Bryan Stevenson