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Mission and vision

Mission

To abolish the death penalty in Kentucky

Vision

To assemble a broad-based coalition of individuals and organizations committed to ending the death penalty in Kentucky by

  • educating residents of the commonwealth about why it is in their best interest to abolish the death penalty
  • organizing and mobilizing throughout the commonwealth
  • engaging in advocacy efforts that move constituents to persuade the governor and the General Assembly to abolish the death penalty

Guiding principles

  • Perseverance—We are dedicated to the ongoing work necessary to abolish the death penalty; until that goal is possible, we are willing to bring about small changes that eventually will lead to the abolition of the death penalty.
  • Broad tent—We recognize that ending the death penalty in Kentucky requires the shared knowledge, resources, and efforts of many; we strive to establish alliances with diverse individuals and organizations with related missions to advance our cause.
  • Credibility—We conduct ourselves with uncompromising integrity and honesty, striving to earn enduring credibility with others, which is essential to long-term success.


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