Death Row: A manifestation of racism, oppression, and trauma in the US
YWCA OF GREATER AUSTIN
- Thursday, April 28, 2022
3:30pm — 5:00pm
This is a previously aired live panel discussion about the unfolding details behind Melissa Lucio’s Execution. Melissa Lucio would have been the first Latina woman to be executed in the state of Texas and her controversial sentence has been in the news.
We wanted to invite anyone interested in this information, to visit our YouTube page (where the entire video is available to be viewed).
We examine the Criminal Justice System through the lens of systemic racism. This video was created days before Melissa Lucio (the first Hispanic Woman in Texas to be up for execution) is scheduled to die (4/27). We interview subject matter experts, scholars, a formerly incarcerated woman and a therapist to look at this important and timely issue and in order to megaphone Melissa Lucio’s case in order to help STAY HER EXECUTION.
Adrianna Rodriguez, graduate clinical intern, YWCA Greater Austin
Eva Escobedo, LPC-S, Lead Counselor, YWCA Greater Austin
Jennifer Toon, Mental Health Peer Policy Fellow with the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities
Azzurra Crispino, Director of PAPS (Prison Abolition Prisoner Support)
Conversation Moderated by:
Laura Gomez-Horton, LMSW-S, Clinical Director, YWCA Greater Austin
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