Latest Past Events

Direct Action at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC

US Supreme Court First Street Sidewalk, Washington

The Abolitionist Action Committee (AAC) and affiliated partners will participate in a direct action at the U.S. Supreme Court, which will mark the 45th anniversary of Gary Gilmore, who was the first U.S. prisoner executed in modern history (on Jan. 17, 1977).  This action takes place every 5 years, and has historically resulted in the […]

Death Penalty Gathering in Washington, DC (online and in-person)

Join Death Penalty Action, Red Letter Christians, the Abolitionist Action Committee and others as we gather for an event to build community and inspire each other for action on the death penalty.  This event will be in-person in Washington, DC, and held the day before the direct action at the U.S. Supreme Court, which will […]

Finding Joy on Death Row: Voices of Experience on the Death Penalty (virtual)

Finding Joy on Death Row: Join us with special guest John Lucio, whose mother is an innocent woman on Texas death row. We'll discuss the case of Melissa Lucio and how John and his family members are finding ways to be joyful amid the sorrow and pain of facing execution. Special Guests also include Death […]