NADP Hits the Road!

On August 7th and 8th we traveled to Sidney, Nebraska, to hold the first of what we hope is an ongoing series of events that we are calling “Death Penalty Sundays”. At the invitation of Father Art Faesser, our Statewide Coordinator Jill Francke was able to address more than 300 parishioners at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church on the issues of the death penalty and the teachings of the Catholic Church. We were both humbled and encouraged by the warm reception we received from those in attendance and by the impact that this event has had on our work! To maximize the outcomes of our Sidney trip we distributed postcards that provided a way for people to connect to our campaign and to make their opp

Nebraska Student Organizing Conference

Facilitated by Campus Camp Wellstone! Date: Friday & Saturday, September 18-19, 2010 Location: University of Nebraska-Lincoln NADP is again participating in this year’s Nebraska Student Organizing Conference, which is being held on September 18 & 19 at the UNL Nebraska Union in Lincoln. Since 2007, this event has been bringing together young activists and leaders from across Nebraska to teach them critical lifelong advocacy skills. This year’s conference will be facilitated by Campus Camp Wellstone, of Wellstone Action. The free two-day training will include: grassroots organizing, strategic planning, power mapping, media and messaging, coalition building, leadership development, and grass

Dead Man Walking - The Journey Continues

Sister Helen Prejean to Speak at St. Benedict Center Date: Saturday, October 23, 2010 Location: St. Benedict Center in Schuyler, NE DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM HERE! Internationally-known anti-death penalty activist and best-selling author, Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, will present a one-day retreat entitled "Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continues". This event will take place at St. Benedict Center, four miles north of Schuyler. During this retreat, Sister Helen, a native of Louisiana and a Southern storyteller, brings you on a journey and shares her experiences with her death penalty ministry. “Justice is a constitutive part of the Gospel. It’s not extra. It’s not what you’re going to do


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