Death Row Support Project
“Everybody on death row needs someone at their side.”—Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ
A person confined to death row often spends up to 23 hours each day alone in a small cell—for years and sometimes decades.
Letters can bring a ray of hope to the darkness of death row.
For those on the outside, learning to know just one prisoner can dispel some of the misconceptions and fears about prisons and the people locked away inside of them.
Are you ready to start writing to someone?
Death Penalty in the News; Norway’s approach to “Breaking the Cycle”, Compassionate rehabilitation over punishment makes for safer communities; Acts of Kindness — Oklahoma Death Row Prison inmates give care packages to others; Barnes and Noble
Downward trend in executions and death penalty sentencing, setbacks in Oklahoma, Nebraska, California, specific good news in various states, books, movements and national media attention shaping views on capital punishment