Ending Child Marriage in Delaware
Rally for the Delaware Equal Rights Amendment
Gulftainer, Port of Wilmington Revitalization
Closing the Wage Gap
House Legislators Oppose Immigration Executive Order

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Aug13

Surrounded by justice advocates and labor leaders, Governor John Carney signed three bills into law Monday that will break down barriers to employment for formerly incarcerated individuals. Stable employment is a key component to rehabilitation and criminal justice reform, helping to decrease recidivism, improve public safety and reduce the burden on the prison system.

Jul26

House Bill 74, sponsored by Rep. Sean Lynn, forms the Take Care Delaware program, enabling a police officer or emergency-care provider to inform local schools when a child has been involved in a traumatic event, so the school can address their needs.

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A safe environment in which to cultivate learning should not be a luxury; it should be an expectation. Yet, this statistic still rings true today: one in five college women are sexually assaulted. Stepping forward to report an incident of sexual assault or harassment is harrowing and shouldn’t be made any more difficult. The DOE guidelines as written will not only cause additional barriers for victims, but it may actually deter them from reporting the crime in the first place. Live hearings, cross-examination and the extremely narrow definition of harassment are just a few of the concerns we have with these guidelines.

"If we want to address our prison population, then there are more long-term and beneficial solutions than the shell game of shipping our overflow problem to other states. We must continue to pursue meaningful bail reform to ensure we are not warehousing detentioners simply because they cannot afford to post bail."