TCASK TCStudent Conference on the Death Penalty

TCASK Student Leaders at work

Saturday, February 6, 2010
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
(9:00 a.m. check-in)
Middle Tennessee State University
Business and Aerospace Building

Learn about the death penalty in Tennessee and how you can effect change

High school and college students are invited to attend this free conference which includes national speakers and organizers as well as Tennessee activists. Diann Rust-Tierney, Executive Director of National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, will give the keynote address. As NCADP Executive Director, Ms. Rust-Tierney manages and directs the program for the national organization and 100 affiliates seeking to change public policy on the death penalty.

Lunch is included with coffee, refreshments, and snacks available throughout the conference.

Please register using the online form. If you register and attend, you will receive a free t-shirt!

Conference Agenda

9:00 a.m. Check-in begins; letter writing available
9:55 a.m. Check-in ends
10:00 a.m. Keynote Address: Diann Rust-Tierney
10:50 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Workshop session 1 (choose one):
A: Death Penalty 101
B: Mental Illness and the Death Penalty
C: Sharing our Stories: Murder Victims Families Speak
11:45 a.m. Workshop session 2 (choose one):
A: Death Penalty 101
B: Mental Illness and the Death Penalty
C: Sharing our Stories: Murder Victims Families Speak
12:30 p.m. Lunch; letter writing available
1:30 p.m. Amnesty presentation
2:00 p.m. Break
2:10 p.m. Lobby training
3:55 p.m. Closing

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