Category Archives: Call to Action

Action event against gun violence

gunviol2Help stop the violence. Let’s work together for sensible gun laws in Pennsylvania.

co-sponsored by Amnesty International Group 39 and CeaseFirePA

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Join us on Wednesday, June 15, 6-8pm at the Jeron X. Grayson Community Center (1852 Enoch St, in the Hill district) for an action meeting to support sensible gun control legislation in PA.

The even will begin with short presenations by Amnesty group 39 members, Rob Conroy from CeaseFirePA, and victims of gun violence. This will be followed by letter writing actions to educate PA lawmakers about the need for universal background checks and mandatory reporting of missing firearms.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Who Decides Who Lives, PADP Forum, May 30, 2012

Please join the Pennsylvanians For Alternatives to the Death Penalty (PADP) for a public forum on jury selection in death penalty cases.

After a short video explaining the different degrees of murder and the components of a capital trial, there will be a mock jury selection process with two prospective “jurors” selected from the audience for questioning by a “prosecutor” and a “defense attorney.” Continue reading Who Decides Who Lives, PADP Forum, May 30, 2012

”Amazing Grace” An inspirational story of survival, faith, and hope on America’s Death Row, March 27, 2012

Juan Melendez spent nearly 18 years on Death Row for a crime he did not commit. He will share his remarkable story.

When: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 8 PM
Where: Bricolage Theater, 937 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Admission: Free

Please join us to hear Juan tell his incredibly moving story!

Download and share the flyer: PADP – Melendez Flyer

For more information contact Martha Conley. Continue reading ”Amazing Grace” An inspirational story of survival, faith, and hope on America’s Death Row, March 27, 2012