Tag Archives: Murder Victim Family Members

There is no such thing as a lesser person

October 22 – Texas Journey in Dallas! Once again, we met murder victim family members at a First Unitarian Church event tonight. It seems that everywhere we go, there are witnesses of the violence that spreads in Texas. Continue reading

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Case Defaulted

October 21 – Texas Journey in Dallas! If you are passionate about human rights and want to learn, there is one place for you: the SMU Embrey Human Rights Program in Dallas, directed by Dr. Rick Halperin. Continue reading

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San Antonio, Planting a Seed and a Tree

October 7 – Texas Journey in 8 days! One of the traditions of a Journey of Hope is to plant a tree. In 1993, during the Indiana Journey of Hope, a tree was also planted at Lew Wallace High School, as a symbol of life and healing in remembrance of Gary Bible teacher Ruth “Nana” Pelke. Continue reading

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Houston, Death Penalty Capital

October 4 – Texas Journey in 11 days! Very shortly now, our Texas Journey of Hope 2010 shall begin in Houston, the death penalty capital of the Western world. We will also make a highly symbolic visit to the infamous Walls Unit, in Huntsville, where more human beings are legally liquidated than in any other part of the United States. Continue reading

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Not In Our Name!

September 29 – Texas Journey in 16 days! On April 29, 2009, I attended a conference in Hamburg and was fortunate enough to hear and meet Bill Pelke. This event profoundly changed my life. One year later, I was the first non-American to be accepted on the Journey of Hope…From Violence to Healing board of directors. Continue reading

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