Join Charlie King and Elise Bryant for a FREE virtual performance, sponsored by Death Penalty Action. Donate at the event link to support the work at DPA. Register for the Zoom at the ticket link!
About Death Penalty Action:
Death Penalty Action (DPA) provides high visibility resources, leadership, support, educational and direct action events and activities within the broader anti-death penalty movement. DPA is prepared to assist various local, state and national groups in their work to end the use of the death penalty.
DPA is currently leading the campaign to abolish the federal death penalty in 2021. Additionally, DPA has worked with the Arkansas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, Ohioans to Stop Executions, Journey of Hope... from Violence to Healing, and the Abolitionist Action Committee. Click here to see an example of some of their crisis management & strategic communications work they recently accomplished.
About Elise Bryant:
Elise Bryant is a singer, actor, writer and spoken word artist. She currently serves as the executive director of the Labor Heritage Foundation, a non-profit organization that is the “art and soul of the labor movement.” Elise is a lifetime member of the Wobblies (Industrial Workers of the World), a member of the AFM Local 1000 and Vice President of CWA/Newspaper Guild Local 32035. In 2012, she received the Lifetime Achievement award from the United Association of Labor Educators. In 2017, she became president of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) and a month later was elected vice-president of CWA/TNG Local 32031.
About Charlie King:
Charlie King is a musical storyteller and political satirist. Pete Seeger hailed him as “One of the finest singers and songwriters of our time.” He is the 2018 recipient of the Phil Ochs Award; also the War Resisters League’s Peacemaker Award, given to Charlie and Odetta; the Sacco-Vanzetti Social Justice Award, nominated by Pete Seeger; and the Joe Hill Award. Like Elise, Charlie is a Wobblie and a founding member of AFM Local 1000. Folk legend Peggy Seeger says, "If we had more Charlie Kings in the world I'd be less worried," and Tom Paxton adds, "Luckily, we have him!"