SB20-100, Repeal the Death Penalty, Colorado Legislature
      Testified at State Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, January 27, 2020
      Testified at State House Judiciary Committee hearing, February 18, 2020

Elevating Justice: Widening the Circle - National Association of Community and Restorative Justice, June 14-16, 2019; Denver, Colorado

Colorado Public Radio, Thousands Of Children Die In Lesser-Known Acts Of Gun Violence; A Columbine Elegy , April 19, 2019

Getting Word 25th Anniversary - Monticello, June 14-17th, 2018    

     Monticello Is Done Avoiding Jefferson’s Relationship With Sally Hemings- New York Times, June 17th, 2018
     ‘She Was Part of This Family’: Jefferson Descendants Reflect on Sally Hemings Exhibit- New York Times, June 17th, 2018
     Monticello recognizes the rest of Thomas Jefferson’s children - Lucian Truscott IV (my cousin), Salon

Colorado Crime Survivors for Health, Safety and Justice

Bill signed by Governor Hickenlooper on May 24, 2018

Testifed at Colorado State Veterans & Military Affairs Committee in support of HB18-1409, Crime Survivors Grant Program And Presumptive Parole. May 4, 2018. Bill passed, 4-1.

Testifed at Colorado House Judiciary Committee in support of HB18-1409, Crime Survivors Grant Program And Presumptive Parole. April 26, 2018. Bill passed. 8-3.

Co-Keynote Speaker w/ Sharletta Evans, Day of Healing. April 14, 2018. Aurora Strong Resiliency Center

News Conference, Launch. April 11, 2018

Interview, Channel 7, Denver. April 10, 2018

Let Freedom Ring Challenge, February 1, 2016, First Baptist Church, Williamsburg, VA

Sheepdog Seminar, August 28-29, 2015, Charleston, SC

Slave Dwelling Project, August 21-22, 2015, Monticello, Charlottesville, VA

11th Annual National Church Security Conference, August 7-8, 2015, New Life Church, Colorado Springs

AVDS, February 14, 2015, Hesston College, Hesston, Kansas, Break out session

PeaceMaker Tour, February 8, 2015, Beth-El Mennonite Church, Colorado Springs

PeaceMaker Tour, January 17, 2015, First Mennonite Church, Denver

Men's Retreat Break Out Session, New Life Church, October 18, 2014

Church Security Conference, August 8-9, 2014, New Life Church, Colorado Springs

Sheepdog Seminar - Wheat Ridge - February 21-22, 2014, Crossroads Church

Pikes Peak Restorative Justice Symposium - May 9 & 10, 2013

Sheepdog Seminar - May 5-7, 2013

David Works, Shay Banks-Young and Julia Westerinen recievde the "Common Ground Award" on behalf of the descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings on November 11, 2010 in Washington, DC.

Jefferson Descendants Reconcile Family History - CBN, February 27, 2011

"Gone in a Heartbeat" to appear in German speaking countries, 15 September 2010. "Schüsse Nach dem Gottesdienst", Brunnen Verlag.

"Coming to the Table" - Tougaloo College, Jackson, MS - January 27-31, 2010

Coming to the Table

Pastor W. Douglas Banks - "Divine Nepotism"


New Life Church shooting / book

Stephanie and Rachel

A Test of Faith - A film by Rebekah Cole

cityprayer, December 29, 2007, Denver, Colorado

Book list

First Anniversary of the New Life Church shooting

December 9th, 2008, New Life Church, Colorado Springs, CO
Dedication of the Works Memorial

Book was released on January 13, 2009.

Faithful (Wo-)men

Eastern Mennonite University, Chapel Service, Sept. 2009

2nd Anniversary - December 9, 2009