The Newark Branch NAACP has adopted a family for the holiday season for more than a decade. Adopt-A-Family has helped Delaware families in need since 1973 and is coordinated by the Division of State Service Centers in all three counties. The Adopt-A-Family program aids families in crisis – those struggling with illness, homelessness, domestic violence,
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A Call for Safer Chemicals and Safer Processes by Addressing Legacy Communities, Health Disparities and the Climate Crisis Town Hall Come learn from local and national experts how to compel our environmental regulatory system to make the conversion to safer chemicals and safer processes a priority; and to promote “precautionary” safety measures, as opposed to
Our 19th annual Freedom Fund Awards Dinner was held on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Perfect Lodge Saint David’s #1 in Wilmington. Click here to download our Awards Booklet.
On August 6, 2015 Newark Branch NAACP members Delaware Alliance for Community Advancement, Common Cause, and Delaware Sierra Club for a press conference to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. The U.S. Justice Department has called this Act the most effective civil rights law ever passed in this country.
Newark Branch NAACP asks state officials to install crosswalks and bicycle safety measures on Cleveland Avenue
Dear Governor Markell, Mayor Sierer, Ms. Cohan and Mr. Zegeye, We are writing to express our concern about the lack of pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle safety on Cleveland Avenue in Newark, particularly in the area near Alder Creek. The recently redeveloped Cleveland Heights public housing project, now known as the Alder Creek community, will be
The Newark Delaware Branch NAACP is presenting this alternative plan for the use of foreclosure/mortgage settlement funds to be administered by the State of Delaware. Prior to 1900, racially segregated urban ghettos did not exist. They are the product of a combination of public policies and private practices that began in the reconstruction era and
Newark DE NAACP Branch Chairman of Historical & Community Coordination, James M. Roy, feels public engagement is very important element of keeping the Newark neighborhood where he grew up would not be forgotten. He has contributed the photographs in Making History, the Delaware Historical Society’s newsletter. Now part of a permanent record of the Newark
In follow up to our Branch’s letter to the Delaware the Joint Finance Committee about the lack of diversity at the University of Delaware and UD’s track record on retaining African American students, the Newark Branch NAACP is evaluating the University of Delaware’s 2009 Blueprint for Diversity. We are looking forward to working with the
FUNDS FROM SETTLEMENTS SHOULD GO TO VICTIMS RALLY WITH US! Tuesday, March 31, 2015 6:30PM – 8:30PM Longshoremen Union Hall, 200 S. Claymont Street, Wilmington, DE VICTIMS STAND AGAINST FORECLOSURE EVERYWHERE – V.S.A.F.E Victims Stand Against Foreclosure Everywhere or VSAFE is a grassroots movement founded, (December 13, 2014) by victims of unfair foreclosure, under
Delaware’s annual Environmental Summit is an opportunity for advocates state-wide to meet and discuss strategies on a range of issues. The 2015 Environmental Summit will be held on March 7 at Wesley College in Dover. Themes for this year’s summit include environmental racism, energy efficiency, the role of democracy in the environmental movement, and sustainable