Reserve a Speaker

Would your organization or faith group like to learn more about the death penalty? If so, book a speaker today! The CNADP has speakers who can address the death penalty from a variety of perspectives:

  • A public policy perspective
  • A religious perspective
  • An exoneree’s perspective
  • A victim’s family member’s perspective
  • A law enforcement perspective

To reserve a speaker, please contact Sheila Denion at or 860-231-1489


Juan Melendez speaking in front of a crowd.



Juan Melendez speaking to students at Trinity College in December. Melendez spent over 17 years on death row for a crime he did not commit.




A picture of Vicki Schieber giving a lecture



Vicki Schieber, who lost her daughter to murder, sharing her family’s story with a group of high school students. Schieber speaks out against the death penalty because of its harmful effects on surviving family members.




Speaker Panel


A panel of speakers at Western Connecticut State University addressing capital punishment from various perspectives, including law enforcement, faith, and a victim’s family member.