Wilmington, DE: The Delaware Racial Justice Collaborative will present a Journey to Justice: A Path Forward . The virtual forum will feature Delaware Attorney General Kathleen Jennings and discuss reducing racial disparities in the criminal justice system. The virtual forum takes place August 4, 2020
at 6 PM.

"The racial disparities illuminated by COVID-19 on communities of color and related brutality at the hands of police resulting in the death of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and many others, amplifies that we must all be in this together if we are to execute meaningful change. The Delaware Racial Justice Collaborative, along with our trusted partners, has been pursuing that end, leading to this conversation with Attorney General Kathleen Jennings and other panelists from the community. Change requires hard work and action and this is one more step to get us there," Says Calvin Christopher, Chair of the Delaware Racial Justice Collaborative.   

Panelists include:
LaKresha Moultrie, General Counsel, Delaware State University
Haneef Salaam, In-Reach Coordinator, Wilmington Hope Commission
Melissa Pennachi, Co-Chair of the Delaware Victims’ Rights Taks Force
Moderator: Emilie R. Ninan, Esq., Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP
Online registration at www.uwde.org/journey

Community Partners
Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow, YWCA Delaware, United. Way of Delaware, ACLU of Delaware, Network DE, Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League, Movement for a Culture of Peace, National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Human Rights Task Force of First Unitarian Church, Delaware United, Delaware Center for Justice, Coalition of Smart Justice, Not Just a Protest, Delaware Hope Commission, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Campaign to End Debtor’s Prisons, State Human Relations Commission, Safe Communities, Primo Fund for Racial Justice, Episcopal Church of Sts. Andrew and Matthew.

About the Racial Justice Collaborative
Works collectively to reduce the impact of racism affecting communities of color with the goal of ending institutional racism in Delaware. The collaborative works to build the capacity of organizations, promote a common vision, build awareness and increase understanding of the negative impact of racial bias/institutional racism on the broader community.

At YWCA Delaware, we are eliminating racism and empowering women. We will get up and do the work until injustice is rooted out, until institutions are transformed, until the world sees women, girls, and people of color the way we do: Equal. Powerful. Unstoppable. Learn more at www.ywcade.org . Facebook @ywcadelaware, Twitter @ywcade, Instagram @ywcade, YouTube @ywcadelaware1