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Dear Representative Melanie George Smith & Senator Harris McDowell, III Co-Chairs of the Joint Finance Committee: We are writing in regard to the issue of Racial Disparities at the University of Delaware in Newark -UD Campus. We have spoken to the President of the UD College Chapter of the NAACP and she expressed concern about
Students gather, march as part of “Hands Up Walk Out” Reposted from the UD REVIEW BY ELIZABETH QUARTARARO EDITOR IN CHIEF Students gathered on the steps of Memorial Hall today as part of “Hands Up Walk Out,” one of many events organized in cities throughout the nation in response to last Monday’s grand jury’s decision
The University of Delaware student chapter has an exciting fundraiser designed to help students during finals week. “Comfort in a Box” care packages include brownies, hot chocolate, flash cards, and a lot more. This is all in effort to raise money for shirts and to attend Nationals this year. If you know anyone who would
Newark Branch NAACP has been adopting a family each year for more than a decade. This year our family was a single mother with 4 children. The mother left her abusive boyfriend’s home due to allegations of sexual abuse involving her daughter. The family is currently living in a shelter. Our donation has been delivered
Newark’s Rental Housing Needs Assessment appears to have an inherent bias that disregards the issues confronting the housing needs and challenges of Newark’s African American community. The impact of the student rental housing market on families and quality of life is substantial. The following is re-posted from the Newark Residents Alliance Project: Last fall the
After years of odor complaints from New Castle and Wilmington-area residents and businesses, the State of Delaware has finally stepped in to protect public health and quality of life from the Peninsula Compost Facility at 612 Christiana Ave in Wilmington. Peninsula Compost is an organic composting facility that specializes in food, organic and yard waste.
The University of Delaware is inviting Newark residents to a community meeting to discuss the future of the University and its strategic plan. When: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 6:30-8 p.m. Where: St. Thomas More Oratory, 45 Lovett Avenue, Newark DE 19711 (parking is available in back of the oratory). From UDaily: Residents of
Six Wilmington schools, including 3 in Christina School District, are at risk to Governor Markell’s Priority Schools plan. The Priority Schools are: Christina School District’s Bancroft Elementary, Bayard Middle and Stubbs Elementary schools; and Red Clay Consolidated School District’s Warner Elementary, Shortlidge Academy and Highlands Elementary schools. All are located in Wilmington. Christina School District
The University of Delaware’s Center for Political Communication has released analysis of a newly-published national study of race and voter ID laws. The news release about the study stated: The study reveals that seeing a photograph of an African American voter and poll worker affected how white respondents answered a survey question about voter ID
The University of Delaware Chapter of the NAACP conducted a voter registration drive at the Trabant Student Center on the Newark campus this week in preparation for the mid-term elections!