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Murder Victim's Parents Tour Nebraska

We are honored to host Vicki and Sylvester Schieber on a speaking tour through Nebraska this December 7-10th. Their beautiful daughter, Shannon, was raped and killed in 1998 while finishing her first year of graduate school on a full scholarship at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Following their tragedy, they became outspoken advocates for justice reform and an end to the death penalty. Vicki is active with the national group Catholic Mobilizing Network, and the Schiebers were leaders in the successful 2013 campaign to end their home state of Maryland’s death penalty. Following that victory, they helped pass improved services for Maryland homicide victims’ families. Cl

Victims' Families Meet and Greet

Those who have lost a loved one to murder are invited to this special “Meet & Greet” event and light dinner. Join us for a gathering of Nebraska murder victims’ families and out of state victims’ leader, Vicki Schieber. Monday, December 8th 6:30pm – 8:00pm Omaha Teachers Administrative Building (TAC), 5th floor 3215 Cuming St, Omaha, NE 68131 Vicki’s daughter Shannon was raped and murdered when she was a student in Philadelphia. Following her loss, Vicki became a leader in the effort to end the death penalty in her home state of Maryland. After winning this effort, Vicki went on with a coalition of victims to advocate $500,000 of the savings from ending the death penalty to be awarded to h

Hiring: Coordinator, NE Conservatives Concerned about the Death Penalty

In July 2012, Nebraskans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (NADP) launched Nebraska Conservatives Concerned About The Death Penalty (NE-CCATDP) at the statewide GOP convention in Grand Island. NADP seeks a statewide coordinator to engage Conservatives in Nebraska in the ongoing discussion about the death penalty and common conservative concerns about the system. He or she will organize conservatives in Nebraska who are concerned with the death penalty, and network with conservative, libertarian, and evangelical circles to identify and mobilize new allies. NADP has secured funding for this position for one year. Continuation of the position after one year will be dependent upon future fun

Former Executioner Tours Nebraska

Frank Thompson, former Superintendent of death row when Oregon resumed executions, is speaking in Nebraska this November. Come hear his experience of overseeing and preparing corrections staff to perform two executions. Since leaving his position, Mr. Thompson has been an outspoken critic of the death penalty working with repeal groups and Legislatures across the country. You won’t want to miss his exciting perspective! Sunday, November 9th 2:00 p.m St. Isidore Church 3921 20th St, Columbus, NE 68601 This event is free and open to the public, please join us! Sunday, November 9th 5:00 p.m. St. Peter Catholic Church 315 N Esther St. Fullerton, NE 68638 This event is free and open to the public

NADP's Annual Reception and Silent Auction

Join us for our 2014 Annual Reception and Silent Auction! Frank Thompson was Superintendent of death row when Oregon resumed executions. Hear his experience of overseeing and preparing corrections staff to perform two executions. Since leaving his position, Mr. Thompson has been an outspoken critic of the death penalty working with repeal groups and Legislatures across the country. You won’t want to miss his exciting perspective! When: Monday, November 10, 7:00-8:30pm Where: Harper Center at Creighton University 602 N. 20th St. Omaha, NE 68178 (parking) The 2014 Silent Auction will feature items ranging from custom jewelry to great dining experiences. Click here to read more about our incre

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