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Famous American Lawyer Portrayal Coming to Salem

Gary Anderson

Clarence Darrow, famous American lawyer, known for his eloquence in defending unpopular clients and in securing reprieves for those condemned to death, will be portraited by renowned actor Gary Anderson, on November 15th at the Salem Library.

Important News: Sister Helen Prejean October 13th Lake Oswego Event Cancelled!

Unfortunately, Sister Helen Prejean has cancelled her October 13th event at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church due to recent surgery.  She is recovering but unable to travel at this time.  This is a big disappointment to all of us.  Please join us by keeping her in your thoughts and prayers for a speedy and full recovery. Please watch for other OADP events and a new date for Sister Helen's visit to Oregon.   We will keep you posted. Sincerely, OADP Board

September 2017 Update Newsletter

Volume XIV, No. 3 - September 2017

In this issue...

THE MILLION CONVERSATIONS INITIATIVE

It will take a cultural shift to vote in favor of abolishing the death penalty.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE? (Editorial by Jeff Ellis)

Executive director of Oregon Capital Resource Center and OADP board member.

SISTER HELEN PREJEAN RETURNS TO OREGON

Sister Helen speaks in Medford October 12th, Lake Oswego October 13th.

NOT IN OUR NAME

OADP members developing booklet about murder victim families in Oregon.

OADP BOARD NEWS...

Aba Gayle will step down from the OADP board of directors.

CHARLES EMMET NIELSEN - JAN. 26, 1932 - JULY 24, 2017

More than three decades opposing the Oregon death penalty

"RECENT DEVELOPMENTS FROM DPIC."

Current news from the Death Penalty Information Center.

 

The Conversation

Three former Oregon State officials discuss their roles in the execution of two inmates, and share their feelings about the execution process and the use of the death penalty.

The Conversation from Now Video on Vimeo.

Respect Life Presentation “Not in My Name” A Murder Victim Family Member’s Reflection on the Death Penalty

Respect Life Presentation
“Not in My Name”
A Murder Victim Family Member’s Reflection on the Death Penalty

Event Details

Date: 

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

St. John Fisher Parish
7007 SW 46th Avenue across from Gabriel Park
97219 Portland , OR

Portland Tribune: Kitzhaber: Repeal of death penalty is only one step

Monday, August 28, 2017 Former governor urges greater spending on alternatives to alleviate poverty and prevent crime; group launches 'million conversations'
Former Gov. John Kitzhaber is the most prominent voice against Oregon's death penalty, but he says repeal is a step toward a greater goal.

 

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