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NAACP asks State to notify residents and businesses of plans to designate Newark drinking water supply area a Superfund Site

There are Volatile Organic Compounds in the groundwater in South Newark and the State of Delaware has initiated a process of listing the site on the EPA’s National Priorities List (Superfund). Newark Branch NAACP has sent the following letter to DNREC Secretary David Small asking that the state notify and engage with the public and

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Our 20th annual Freedom Fund Awards Dinner was held on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Minquidale Fire Hall in New Castle.  Click here to download our Awards Booklet. Keynote Speaker:  Bishop W.B. Wilmore, Jr. Community Service Awards Religious Award:  Reverend Alfonso Brown Education Award:  Michelle Wyatt Leadership Award:  Robert Anderson Community Service Award Organization:  Newark

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July 13, 2016: Conference Call with Cornell Brooks on strategies to address police violence and senseless killings in our communities

Please join NAACP President Cornell Brooks on a conference call to provide an update and strategies for addressing the police violence and senseless killings in our communities, across the county. Date:    Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Time:    9:30PM – 10:30 PM; EST Dial In Information: 877-922-9344 Code: 1490610#

Town Hall Meeting on the University of Delaware

TOWN HALL MEETING ON THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE May 14, 2016 St. Johns Church Newark Branch NAACP thanks our members, area residents and UD students for participating in the Town Hall meeting at the University of Delaware.  We owe special thanks to Pastor Hackett of St. Johns Church, Newark City Councilwoman Jen Wallace, State Representative

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Newark Branch NAACP statement on University of Delaware Diversity Plan

The Newark Branch NAACP thanks the University of Delaware for making the draft of their Action Plan for Diversity publicly available. We will be carefully reviewing the Action Plan to evaluate its ability to meet the present and future needs of the community, including enhancements to people of color and low-income student recruitment, retention and

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