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In Memory of Rubin "Hurricane" CarterRemembering the life and legacy of a renowned boxer, wrongfully convicted person, and tireless advocate.  [Read More]


23rd Annual Awards Dinner Draws Stars, Activists, and ExonereesDPF's 23rd Annual Awards Dinner honored Gov. Martin O'Malley, UN Special Rapporteur Juan Mendez, Actor Peter Sarsgaard, and CAP Executive Director Michael Millman among many others. [Read More]


Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, cast of The Killing and UN human-rights advocate among honorees at upcoming Death Penalty Focus Awards Dinner [Read More]



I want to live in safe community without the death penaltyAs an African American woman living in Oakland, whose brother was murdered, I strongly oppose the death penalty. More than anything, I want to live in a safe community; a community where my six sons and my daughter are able to pursue all of theirs dreams without fear of becoming another number in ... [Read More]
Faces of Wrongful Conviction ProjectThis project brings the voices of men and women who were wrongfully convicted, former prosecutors, judges, and legal experts, to communities across California. [Read More]
Nancy Vollertsen
Edmond, OK
I support DPF because I know that any money I contribute goes directly towards the fight to end the death penalty. My brother, Greg Wilhoit, spent five years on death row for a crime he did not commit. He was exonerated because of the tireless work of a public defender and the faith and determination of his family. DPF has given Greg an opportunity to share his story and draw attention to the terrible possibility that an innocent person could be executed.
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