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The Death Penalty Information Center is the preeminent clearinghouse for resources on capital punishment and related issues. With millions of visitors each year, our website is an essential resource for attorneys, students, journalists and members of the general public seeking information about the death penalty. We are a nationally respected and widely quoted source of death penalty analysis for the criminal justice community and the media, putting us in a unique position to shape the national discussion on this critical issue. We have prepared over 20 special reports, some at the request of Congress, on issues including innocence, arbitrariness, and costs.

If you think the American public and people around the world could profit from being better informed about how the death penalty works in practice, please consider contributing to the Death Penalty Information Center.

The Death Penalty Information Center is supported entirely through grants and donations from generous supporters like you. Your tax deductible contribution allows us to:

* Increase our outreach to the public through traditional and online media regarding important death penalty information and the issues surrounding it
* Expand the information that we make available through our 
website
* Produce DPIC's widely acclaimed reports
* Develop and promote our educational curricula on the death penalty for high schools and colleges

Learn more About DPIC and our Staff and Board of Directors

DPIC Honors and Awards

* U.S. Library of Congress selected DPIC's website for inclusion in its digital archives

* MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching) 5-star educational website rating

* Philanthropedia Top Non-Profit since 2011

"The Death Penalty Information Center is the primary information and communications vehicle to educate the public and shape the national conversation about the death penalty in the U.S. DPIC's reports and research reach millions of people through the media. The DPIC opens the public's eyes to the incredible flaws that underpin America's death penalty.”

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You can also mail your donations to:
Death Penalty Information Center
1015 18th St NW, Suite 704
Washington, DC 20036

We are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, non-profit organization based in Washington, DC. Your donations are tax deductible. All contributions to DPIC will be gratefully acknowledged by a letter or e-mail. Thank you for your support and generosity.