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SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Darby Tillis has preached, worked and walked among gang members and drug abusers, fed the homeless and helped the fallen and oppressed as founder and director of WXO.FM, working with ex-offenders and family members. He continues to speak throughout the country at colleges, to youth groups, churches and abolition groups.

Please contact Darby Tillis if you would like him to speak to your group.

June 2nd, 2008
7-9 pm
Film Screening "Mumica: A Case For Reasonable Doubt"
Panel Discussion featuring Darby Tillis, Illinois' Death Row Exoneree
DePaul University, Lincoln Park Campus
Munroe Hall, Rm 113
2312 N. Clifton Ave.
Sponsors: Campaign To End the Death Penalty, ISO

May 23, 2008
Noon - 3 pm
Darby Tillis testifies on Racism & the Death Penalty
Public Hearing and Fact-Finding on Racial Discrimination by
UN Special Rapporteur, Doudou Diene of Senegal
University of Chicago
International House
1414 E. 59th Street,
Chicago, IL

May 10th, 2008
Family & Friends Network
Speaker: Darby Tillis "Death To Life"
Fourth Presbyterian Church
126 E. Chestnut Street
Chicago, Il

May 6, 2008
8:00 pm
"A Broken System...Crying Out For Justice"
Speaker: Darby Tillis, Illinois Death Row Exoneree
Kalamazoo College
Dewing Hall (Bldg. 5)
Kalamazoo, Mi

May 1, 2008
7:00 p.m.
Darby Tillis: "Death Row and Life After Death Row"
Millikin University, Decatur, IL
Pillen's Chapel
Sponsors: MCCOCP & Amnesty International, Millikin Student Chapter
Coming: CEDP National Tour: Crying Out for Justice - A Broken System

May 1, 2008
Noon
"Death Row and Life After Death Row"
Ministers Luncheon
Speaker: Darby Tillis
Main Street Church of the Living God
Decatur, Il
Sponsor: Macon County Citizens Opposing Capital Punishment (MCCOCP)

April 29, 2008
All Day
Kelly High School
The Death Row Shuffle Tour/ Campaign To End the Death Penalty
brings Darby Tillis, harmonica player, songwriter & singer to youth groups
and high schools in communities affected by violence.
Fire This Time Fund 2008 Project

March 9, 2008
1:00 p.m.
"Falsely Accused & Incarcerated"
Guest Speaker: Darby Tillis
Lawndale Youth Community Action Network
Oak Brook, Il

February 16, 2008
The Death Penalty Moratorium Project
Guest Speaker: Darby Tillis, Death Row Exoneree
Black Law Students' Association's Race
& Law Symposium
Loyola University Chicago, School of Law (Loop location)
Chicago, Il

February 14, 2008
Noon
Valentine's Day Rally
Organized by the Campaign to End the Death Penalty
Speaker Darby Tillis joins demands for new hearings
for Jon Burge police torture victims.
Thompson Center,
100 W. Randolph
Chicago,Il

November 10, 2007
7:00 p.m.
"Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continues"
Keynote Speaker: Sister Helen Preajean, CSJ
Welcome: Darby Tillis, Death Row Exoneree
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
Sponsored by: CEDP, ACLU, Rockefeller Memorial
Chapel of the U of C

November 4, 2007
Witness to Innocence Tools Gathering
Guest Speaker: Darby Tillis "Abolish the Death Penalty
Sunday Service
First Baptist Church
153 Broadhurst Road
Jacksonville, NC

March 28th, 2007
Darby Tillis testifies calling for abolition of the death penalty in Illinois.
"The time to abolish the death penalty is now!"
SB 328 Abolition Bill
Senate Judiciary Hearing
Illinois State Capital
Springfield, Illinois