MADP Advocacy Week Kick Off with Members of Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty
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About the Event
Join MADP April 12th at 6:30PM CST with members of Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty as we prepare for a week filled with advocacy across Missouri.
Register at: www.bit.ly/MADPandVADP
Virginia became the 23rd state and the first southern state to abolish the death penalty on March 24th, 2021. Join us in celebration with VADP as we continue our work toward abolition in Missouri.
The evening will be moderated by Executive Director of Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (MADP), Elyse Max, with special guest Michael Stone, Executive Director of Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (VADP).
Michael Stone is the Executive Director of Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty. Prior to this position, he worked as a Field Organizer for the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. In that role, he worked with abolition organizations in Virginia, Missouri, South Dakota, and Pennsylvania
Michael has spoken about capital punishment to faith communities and other organizations across the Commonwealth. He has also identified opponents to the death penalty among “unlikely allies” – including political conservatives and violent crime victims.
Michael also worked for 25 years in social ministry for Office of Justice & Peace for the Catholic Diocese of Richmond from 1984 to 2009.
Michael earned Bachelor of Science degrees in Economics and Urban Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.A. degree in Pastoral Ministry from Boston College.
Learn more about VADP here: www.vadp.org
If you have questions for Virginians to Abolish the Death Penalty, or Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty please email us email@example.com.