Rev. Pat Delahanty, chair
The Rev. Pat Delahanty chairs the coalition and was involved in its incorporation. He is the full-time volunteer Director of the Coalition.
For his work with the Racial Justice Act, Delahanty was named Abolitionist of the Year in 1998 by the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. He also has received the Rights Enforcer Award by the Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Rosa Parks Award from the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy.
Delahanty also is the producer of the Case Against the Death Penalty video project.