arts & media

Solitary Confinement Resource

Solitary Confinement Resource

Solitary confinement impacts roughly 80,000 individuals every day in our country but many of us know very little about what solitary confinement actually entails. CMN’s new teaching resource provides an overview of the solitary confinement issue, the mental health repercussions of... MORE

One Act Play "Nuestra Señora De La Vida"

One Act Play “Nuestra Señora De La Vida”

“Nuestra Señora de la Vida,” written by Petra Alexander, is a Spanish language monologue which is a perfect tool to open up dialogue about life issues from the perspective of a young Latino American. El propósito de esta pieza de teatro... MORE

'A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words'

‘A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words’

CMN Teams with Artist to Provide Promotional Posters Want to convert hearts and minds without saying a word? Join artist John August Swanson and CMN in using beautiful visual arts to end the use of the death penalty. Swanson has... MORE

Update from Sister Helen Prejean and the Dead Man Walking Play Project: Feburary 2014

Update from Sister Helen Prejean and the Dead Man Walking Play Project: Feburary 2014

By Rachael Hudak, Rachael Hudak, Project Manager for Sr. Helen Prejean and National Coordinator, Dead Man Walking School Theatre Project Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ, continues to work tirelessly against the death penalty, traveling from New Hampshire, to Colorado, to Louisville... MORE

"Sister Spirit,"  A One Act Play

“Sister Spirit,” A One Act Play

This inspiring one act play, created by Mimi Gisolfi DʼAponte, is based on the true story of  Sister Marion Defeis’ experiences as a prison chaplain at Rikers Island Correctional Facility in New York and her work to reform the Rockefeller Drug Laws. The... MORE

Play Project Update - May 2013

Play Project Update – May 2013

By Greg Callaghan, Dead Man Walking Play Project Coordinator – May 15, 2013 – The Dead Man Walking School Theatre Project is wrapping up an exciting 9th season. Congratulations to the cast and crew of Dead Man Walking at St.... MORE

Play Project Update - March 2013

Play Project Update – March 2013

By Greg Callaghan, Dead Man Walking Play Project Coordinator – March 18, 2013 – The Dead Man Walking School Theatre Project and the Fetzer Institute are working together to bring students a new understanding of values of love and forgiveness... MORE

Play Project Update – January 2013

By Greg Callaghan, Dead Man Walking Play Project Coordinator – January 14, 2013 – Dead Man Walking is more than just another play that a school produces; it is an experience where art and life—and life issues— intersect in a profound... MORE

Dead Man Walking High School Curriculum

Dead Man Walking High School Curriculum

This high school curriculum was developed by Mercy High School in San Francisco as part of an interdisciplinary schoolwide program focused on Sister Helen Prejean’s book Dead Man Walking, which address the complex issue of the death penalty. There is... MORE

Dead Man Walking Play Supplementary Quizzes

To facilitate discussions for youth groups, and as a classroom teaching aid, Catholic Mobilizing Network now has two question sets and answer guides based on the Dead Man Walking One-Act Play. One set contains 24 questions and the other is... MORE