CADBI-West is the Western PA arm of the Coalition to Abolish Death by Incarceration (DBI). We are working to build a mass movement both inside and outside of prison to take a stand against DBI and other harsh sentencing practices. Learn more.

Meeting schedule

General meeting

Every second Wednesday of the month.

6:30-7:30pm on Zoom.

Meeting ID: 883 8717 6158
Passcode: 488185

Legislative meeting

Every fourth Monday of the month.

6:30-7:30pm on Zoom.

Correspondence meeting

Every fourth Wednesday of the month.

5-6pm on Zoom or 6:30-7:30pm at Toni’s (contact CADBI-West for location).

Learn more

DBI in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania prisons hold over 5000 people serving life sentences without the possibility of parole. In PA, a life sentence means your natural life–it is a sentence that condemns you to die in prison–which is why many choose to call it Death By Incarceration (DBI).

For more info on DBI sentences, check out our Resource Page.

  • 15 people stand in front of a banner outside of a park pavilion on bright sunny day. The banner state "CADBI WEST: Coalition to Abolish Death by Incarcation