Upcoming Actions and Events

View our Calendar of Actions and Events:

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Texas Abolitionists’ Event Calendar (link opens on Teamup)

 


Texas Abolitionists’ Recommended Events and Actions

https://linktr.ee/txabolitionists (various links here)


Trainings:

TXA, along with our friends from Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons, have launched 90-minute trainings on Abolitionist theory and organizing(Abolition 101) Death Penalty (Abolition 102)  and Prisoner Support (Abolition 103).
Contact us to host a free training for your community or organization!

 


Upcoming Executions:

Urgent!

Write the Board of Pardons and Paroles, and call or tweet the governor about this upcoming execution:

Take action to support a stay of execution for Billy Wardlow, TDCJ #999137, out of Titus County. His scheduled execution date is July 8th.

See an article about his case here:

https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/should-billy-joe-wardlow-be-executed-for-a-crime-committed-when-he-was-eighteen

https://www.austinchronicle.com/news/2020-06-26/a-dangerous-man/

Sign the petition here: https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/stop-the-execution-of-billy-wardlow-in-texas?clear_id=true

 

To write/call about upcoming executions:

**See our guide here: https://texasabolitionists.com/stoppingexecutions/

Contact the Board Members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles by email at:

bpp_clemency@tdcj.texas.gov

Contact Governor Greg Abbott, who has the last say over commutations:

Telephone

(512) 463-1782 – Information and Referral and Opinion Hotline
**You can leave a message here**

(512) 463-2000 – Office of the Governor Main Switchboard
(office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST)

Twitter– @govabbott

Message: https://gov.texas.gov/apps/contact/opinion.aspx