We’re Co-sponsoring “A Conversation with Kevin Cooper” in February – Join Us!


On February 10, from 2-3:30 p.m., in San Francisco, we are co-sponsoring with the Justice Committee of the Democratic Socialists of America, San Francisco chapter, and the Kevin Cooper Defense Committee an event featuring a conversation with Kevin by phone, and his attorney live, about Kevin’s case in particular, and the injustice of the death penalty in general.

Kevin is one of about 18 people on San Quentin’s death row who have completed one full round of state and federal habeas corpus, and is consequently one of the prisoners in danger of being executed if California should begin executions again.

Kevin’s conviction is such a miscarriage of justice a federal judge flatly stated that, “he is on death row because the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department framed him.” You can read more about his case in a profile of Kevin that we wrote in our newsletter in January .

The event will be held Saturday, February 10, from 2-3:30 p.m., at Koret Auditorium in the San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin St.

We hope you’ll join us. It promises to be a provocative afternoon, one that will galvanize you to help us fight the resumption of executions in California.

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