Join Us for this Special Event! Panelists: Peter Goerzen, Professor of Bible and Religion, Bethel College Donna Schneweis, Board Chair, KCADP Ron Wurtz, Retired Federal Public Defender, First Director of the Kansas Death Penalty Defense Unit Katie Rose Friesen Birkey, Bethel College Student Steven Becker, Former District Court … [Read more...] about Join Us September 10th!
KCADP Member Updates
Nominee Slate Announced for 2021 Annual Meeting
The nominee slate has been announced for the upcoming Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty Annual Meeting on November 6th. Nominees are: Officers: Chair Donna Schneweis and Secretary Meryl Carver-Allmond. Board Class: Sr. Therese Bangert, Hope Faflick Reynolds, Diane Garlock, Mike Poage, Chris Pumpelly, Al Terwelp (all 2 year terms) and Lacy Rohr and Marcus … [Read more...] about Nominee Slate Announced for 2021 Annual Meeting
New Board Members Elected!
At the KCADP Annual Meeting on November 14th, the following persons were re-elected to continue serving as KCADP officers: Ron Wurtz (Vice Chair) and Robert Sanders (Treasurer). Current board members who were re-elected to a new term were Steve Becker, Thea Perry, Robert Shawn Streepy and Celeste Dixon. Elected as new board members were Teresa Woody and Kelson … [Read more...] about New Board Members Elected!
The following persons comprise the nominee slate to be presented to the KCADP Annual Meeting on November 2nd in Manhattan. All nominations are for two years. Chair: Donna SchneweisSecretary: Meryl Carver-Allmond Directors: Sr. Therese Bangert, Al Terwelp, Rev. Michael Poage, Diane Garlock, Chris Plumpelly, Hope Faflick, and Thea Perry. The election will take place … [Read more...] about Board Nominees
2014 Annual Meeting and Abolition Summit
Mark your calendars for November 15th from 1:30pm to 3:30pm and plan to attend the 2014 KCADP Annual Meeting and Abolition Summit in the Menninger Room at the Topeka Public Library. This year’s KCADP Board Nominations are: Vice Chair - Ron Wurtz; Treasurer - Jeff Wicks; Board of Directors - Mark McCormick, Dennis Paschke, Kristi Smith, Shawn Streepy, and Frances … [Read more...] about 2014 Annual Meeting and Abolition Summit
Sign Petition appealing to Pope Francis
The Cherish Life Circle, a Catholic abolitionist circle founded but Sisters of Mercy, have a petition online appealing to Pope Francis to urge the US to end the use of the death penalty. They need about 400 or so more signatures so let's help them out! http://cqrcengage.com/sistersofmercy/app/sign-petition?2&engagementId=40376 Remember, … [Read more...] about Sign Petition appealing to Pope Francis
Check out our Special Edition Newsletter!
Mary Sloan, KCADP Executive Director, writes about ALL our upcoming events! We are looking forward to October 13th and our Run for Repeal! Don't worry, there is still time for you to join the team or becoming a sponsor! Please join us on October 19th for our Annual Abolition Conference! This event is FREE and open to the public, so tell your … [Read more...] about Check out our Special Edition Newsletter!