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If you or your organization would like to be listed as a sponsor of the 22nd Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty on October 30, 2021, please contact us. There are no requirements to be listed as a sponsor. We just ask you to spread the word about the march to your members. You are welcome to bring your organization’s banner to the march. Below are some of the current and past sponsors of the march.

Annual Sponsors

Texas Moratorium Network

Texas Death Penalty Abolition Movement

Austin Abolitionists

Texas Students Against the Death Penalty

Texas Death Penalty Education and Resource Center

Students Against the Death Penalty

Kids Against the Death Penalty

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

Judith Filler Foundation Logo
Past sponsors

Campaign to End the Death Penalty – Austin Chapter

Witness to Innocence

Texas Civil Rights Project

Journey of Hope…from Violence to Healing

Dallas Amnesty International

Amnesty International – University of Texas Chapter

ACLU of Texas

Texas Democrats Against the Death Penalty

S.H.A.P.E. Community Center in Houston

International Socialist Organization

The Austin Chronicle

Social Justice Action Coalition of the University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work

Democrats For Life of Texas (DFLT)

Gray Panthers

NOKOA – The Observer

The following people and organizations have sponsored the march in previous years.

Sister Helen Prejean

Tracey Evans (Australia) on behalf of Thomas B Whitaker www.minutesbeforesix.com

Jeff Blackburn, Award-winning trial lawyer best known for overturning the wrongful convictions of 38 residents of Tulia, Texas. He currently serves as Chief Counsel for the Innocence Project of Texas and as a member of the IPOT’s Executive Committee. Organization given for identification purposes only.

Community Involvement Committee, 1st Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston

Dallas Peace Center

Human Rights Coalition, College Station

Rice University chapter of Amnesty International

Journey of Hope…from Violence to Healing Read statement of support.

South Carolinians Abolishing the Death Penalty (SCADP)


Ensemble Contre la Peine de Mort (Together Against the Death Penalty), France

Lee Camp (comedian/writer/activist)

Jill Sobule (singer/songwriter)

Abolition U.K.

ALIVE-Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty-Germany

Capital of Texas Democrats For Life (CTDFL)

Democrats For Life of Texas (DFLT)

NOKOA – The Observer

Iranians for Peace and Justice

Texas Civil Rights Project

S.H.A.P.E. Community Center in Houston

inkblot creative (Shannon Dudley)

Loving a Convict

Ray Hill’s Prison Show on Houston’s Pacifica radio station KPFT 90.1 FM

UT Prison Caucus (University of Texas at Austin)

Social Justice Action Coalition (University of Texas at Austin)

DP Coordination Team of Amnesty International Canada Francophone

D.R.I.V.E. Movement

Joanne Gavin, a founding member of Texas Death Penalty Abolition Movement

Anti-Racist Action (ARA)

Diana Claitor

The Texas Jail Project

Iran Human Rights

MaryEllen Kersch, Georgetown Texas

Todd Moye, Fort Worth

Sylvie Calvet, France

Frances Morey, Austin

Judith Palfy, London

Art Browning, Cypress Texas

Mary Hunter, Chatanooga TN

Cynthia Brewer, Victoria Texas

Mimi Attleson, Albuquerque New Mexico

Emmanuelle PELOIS, Paris France

Tony and Rachael Ford

MonkeyWrench Books

Marj Loehlin, Austin TX

Bill Pelke, Alaska

Thomas Long, Greenville, NC

Tim Duda, San Antonio TX

Eric Schwing, Richmond

Allen Ansevin, Houston TX

Shelly Henderson, Los Angeles CA

Verneeda Alvarez, Baltimore, MD

Anna Shockley, Jamestown SC

-Capital-“X” aka 305375, who also sent us an endorsement letter, which you can read here.

Carmen Sert, Barcelona Spain

Cherie Gorman, Houston

Alan Alan Apurim, Houston

Crystal Halprin, Austin

Joseph Walker, Greenville TX

The Catholic Church of Antioch (Independent of Rome) Parish of St. Benedict, Harker Heights TX

Msgr. Weldon Bowling, Ob. OSB

Friends, Family, and Supporters of Jeff Wood

Terri & Steven Been