Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (CADP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making our justice system more effective by establishing smart alternatives that abolish capital punishment. Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty Foundation is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to promote public education about capital punishment and disseminate information about the death penalty and the effects of executions. The Foundation is engaged in a broad range of educational and communications activities. Through its communications, the Foundation informs and educates the public about the many problems surrounding the death penalty, and the many benefits of establishing safe and sensible alternatives.

CADP and the CADP Foundation

Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (CADP) is actually comprised of two separate, yet affiliated, corporate entities. These two separate entities are:

Although both entities are affiliated, it is necessary for CADP to have two separate organizations in order to do a broad range of work to establish alternatives to the death penalty. This Website collectively refers to the two organizations under the name “CADP”. Learn more about why there are two different corporate entities.

CADP Reaches Out to the Community

Both organizations provide many educational resources to the community. Want to learn more about the death penalty – and safe, sensible alternatives? Your group can line up a free informative speaker for its next event, borrow an educational video, or combine the two. Get more information about our helpful resources.

Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is also active in a variety of legislative, lobbying, coalition-building, and other advocacy activities. We welcome your membership and support.

Subscribe to Learn More

To learn more about CADP, subscribe to the free CADP e-mail list for action alerts and discussions. You do not have to join CADP to subscribe.

Add your name to our list and receive our emails with news, urgent updates, and event invitations.