The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty would like to invite you to attend their 28th Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner. The Event will take place on Saturday, June 8 at the Capitol View Event Center at the Old Surety Life Building, 5201 N. Lincoln in Oklahoma City. (NW corner of 50th & Lincoln – enter from 50th Street onto Beverly Drive).

The evening will feature keynote speaker Vanessa Potkin, Director of Post-Conviction Litigation for the Innocence Project. Vanessa is co-Executive Producer, along with Academy Award winning actress Viola Davis, of the ABC documentary The Last Defense, which examines the case of Julius Jones on Oklahoma’s death row.

About Vanessa Potkin:
Potkin joined the Innocence Project in 2000 as its first staff attorney, and has helped pioneer the model of post-conviction DNA litigation used nationwide to exonerate wrongfully convicted persons. During her career, Vanessa has represented and exonerated over 30 innocent individuals.

Event Details:
The event will include a buffet dinner, the election of seven at-large board members, and our Abolitionist Awards presentations. The 2019 Annual Dinner is their largest fundraiser of the year.

Individual tickets are $50, $15 for students, and sponsorships for tables of ten are available for $500.

Tickets can be purchased online. To purchase tickets by mail, send your check, along with guest’s names, to: OK-CADP, P.O. Box 713, Oklahoma City, OK 73101-0713. Please indicate “annual dinner” in the memo line.

Can’t Attend? Support OK-CADP with a donation:
If you are unable to attend the Annual Dinner, your $25, $50, $100, $250, $500 donation, or whatever amount you can send, will help expand the outreach of their public education campaign about why Oklahoma should abolish the death penalty.

Please visit to donate and to learn more.