Vigil of Remembrance & Recommitment

Central Prison 1300 Western Blvd., Raleigh, NC

Join us as we kick off a week of events to commemorate the 16th anniversary of North Carolina's last execution. We will hold vigil outside Central Prison to remember the 43 people who were executed between 1970 and 2006, when litigation halted executions in NC, and the 136 people who still sit on death row. […]

Racist Roots Screening: University of North Carolina Asheville

Reuter Center, UNC-Asheville 2500 University Heights, Asheville, NC

  In August, North Carolina will mark sixteen years since its last execution, yet the death penalty remains on the books. To honor this anniversary, the NC Coalition for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is presenting the Asheville premiere of RACIST ROOTS, a powerful 25-minute film that exposes the death penalty’s deep entanglement with slavery, […]

Free

Racist Roots Screening: Chelsea Theater, Chapel Hill

Chelsea Theater 1129 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill, NC

Join us on the anniversary of NC's last execution for a very special in-person screening of Racist Roots, a 25-minute film that exposes the modern death penalty's deep entanglement with slavery, lynching & white supremacy. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with James Williams, the former chief public defender for Orange & […]

CELEBRATING COMMUNITY: CREATING A NEW VISION OF JUSTICE

Pullen Park 520 Ashe Ave, Raleigh, NC

Join us for food and fellowship as we conclude our week of events marking 16 years of no executions in North Carolina. We will gather at Pullen Park (Shelter #4) for a potluck and program at 6 pm. NCCADP Community Engagement Coordinator, Nick Courmon, will emcee our evening and share “Poison Fruit”, a spoken word […]