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Speakers at 21st Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty October 10, 2020 (Virtual Online Only)

Online Program:

  • Sandrine Skinner Wife of TX death row prisoner Hank Skinner, Board member of French abolitionist organization ECPM
  • Harold Dutton Member of the Texas House of Representatives, District 142
  • Elsa Alcala Former elected judge of the nine person Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
  • Bill Pelke Founder of the Journey of Hope: From Violence to Healing
  • Walter Long Criminal defense attorney and founder of Texas After Violence Project (to be joined by an associate)
  • Rodrick Reed Brother of TX death row prisoner Rodney Reed
  • Terri Been Sister of TX death row prisoner Jeff Wood, sentenced under the Law of
    Parties
  • Lydia Garza Mother of TX death row prisoner Humberto Garza, sentenced under
    the Law of Parties
  • Sabrina Butler Smith – spent 5 years in prison and almost 3 years on Mississippi’s
    death row, Witness to Innocence member
  • Ron Keine – spent 2 years on New Mexico’s death row, Witness to Innocence
    Member
  • Brittany Burts or Nick Been Founders of Kids Against the Death Penalty, Nick is also
    a nephew of TX death row prisoner Jeff Wood
  • DEEcolonize (Denise Lopez) Houston based poet and spoken word artist
  • Yancy Balderas Wife of TX death row prisoner Juan Balderas
  • Delia Perez Meyer sister of Texas Death Row prisoner Louis Castro Perez (to introduce other family members)
  • Liliana Segura Journalist covering the death penalty and criminal justice reform,
    most recently at The Intercept
  • Lillian Mauldin Amnesty International UT Chapter
  • Gloria Rubac Organizer with THE Texas Death Penalty Abolition Movement

Funded in part by a grant from The Judith Filler Foundation.

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