KCADP Member News
Today is Giving Tuesday! That means you have all of today to help us her at the Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty to reach our goal of $1,000! Our fight to end the death penalty in Kansas is not just about principals. It is about real lives. This is the time to take a stand, bring more people into the movement and end the death penalty in Kansas once and for … [Read more...] about Today is Giving Tuesday, have you given yet?
During this season of Thanks, we here at KCADP would like to share our Thankfulness and Appreciation for you, our Advocates! Thank you for your passion, your time, and your faithful efforts to make Kansas, a state free from executions. Together we will achieve Abolition in Kansas! … [Read more...] about KCADP is Thankful for you!
Ewnetu (read as “Ew-ne-two") Tsegaw received his M.A. in Communication from Idaho State University in 2014. Before that, he completed his M.A. in Peace and Security studies at the Institute for Peace and Security Studies, Ethiopia. Ewnetu has been actively involving in different humanitarian projects, organizing civic events since he was an undergraduate … [Read more...] about Welcome Ewnetu to the KCADP Team!
As we enter this holiday season, I can’t help but reflect on all we here at KCADP have to be thankful for… We are thankful for our new and long-time supporters, as well as, our generous donors who have made our work possible. We are thankful for the wonderful speakers who have visited us and shared their stories with use - exonerees, Kirk Bloodsworth and Eddie … [Read more...] about KCADP is thankful for you!
All are welcome to attend this free conference featuring keynote speaker Dr. Allen Ault. Dr. Ault is a former death row warden with a lifetime of corrections experience, including serving as Commissioner of Corrections is Georgia, Mississippi, and Colorado. Following his keynote address, conference attendees can participate in brief workshops covering different … [Read more...] about Don't forget to Register for the Abolition Conference on November 10!
On April 23rd, 1994, the Kansas Death Penalty was re-instated without the signature of then-Governor Joan Finney. A group of abolitionists, many of whom are still involved with the struggle to repeal the death penalty had been fasting for 10 days before the 23rd, hoping their presence would encourage Gov. Finney to veto the legislation. The day after the … [Read more...] about Abolitionists Gather in Topeka to Commemorate 18th Anniversary of the Kansas Death Penalty
Board Member Jeff Wicks and staff member Christine Cook will be the featured speakers at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24th at College Hill United Methodist Church in Wichita. They will discuss the pending abolition bills as well as provide information about the death penalty in Kansas. The event is being hosted by the United Methodist Women. It is free and open to the … [Read more...] about Conversation About the Death Penalty