“The Spark of Life Within You”

Death Penalty Action’s spark of life is to save lives by supporting and encouraging activism to stop executions and end the death penalty.

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Sister Helen Prejean was part of a panel exploring the impacts of covid-19 on prisons and jails broadly as well the pandemic’s impact on capital punishment in the US, live on Death Penalty Action’s Facebook Live program, Voices of Experience on the Death Penalty on April 9, 2020. From top left, Death Penalty Action co-director Abe Bonowitz, Krisanne Valiancourt Murphy, ED of the Catholic Mobilizing Network, John Zokovitch of Pax Christi USA, Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ, Bill Pelke, founder of the Journey of Hope… From Violence to Healing, Rob Dunham of the Death Penalty Information Center and Shane Claiborne of Red Letter Christians. Watch yesterday’s and past Voices of Experience on the Death Penalty presentations on the Death Penalty Action Facebook page.

Dear Friend,

Yesterday during a powerful live conversation, Sister Helen Prejean connected the callings of various faith traditions to do what we can to help others who are suffering. Sister Helen spoke about an empowering “spark of life within each of us.” Death Penalty Action’s spark of life is to save lives by supporting and encouraging activism to stop executions and end the death penalty.

Saving lives is our mission.

If the spark is within you, please click here to make a generous donation today in support of Death Penalty Action’s work.

Watch yesterday’s and past Voices of Experience on the Death Penalty presentations on the Death Penalty Action Facebook page. And join us next Tuesday at 3pm when we’ll hear from the Chairman of the Board of Witness to Innocence and his wife, Kwame and LaShawn Ajamu. Kwame is one of Ohio’s nine exonerated death row survivors. LaShawn co-chairs a committee to better services for ALL murder victim family members. Both are founding members of Death Penalty Action’s Board of Advisors.

Whether you are celebrating Passover, Good Friday and Easter, the upcoming Ramadan, another holiday or have no religion, we wish all the best to you and yours during this unprecedented holiday season.

With hope, love and prayers for everyone impacted by the pandemic,

Scott Langley and Abraham J. Bonowitz

Death Penalty Action Co-Directors

PS: Click Here to help Death Penalty Action SAVE LIVES with your donation today!

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Death Penalty Action provides high visibility resources, leadership and support in order to stop executions.

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