Smart Justice Lobby Day

January 23, 2019 @ 11:30 pm

Now is your chance to join the fight for Smart Justice.

Help us kick off this legislative session with a lobby day to encourage legislators to work on reforms that will significantly reduce our prison population and address racial disparities in the criminal justice system.

When:
Wednesday, January 23

Where:
Dover Public Library (35 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, DE, 19901)
& Legislative Hall (411 Legislative Ave, Dover, DE 19901)

Schedule:
11:30 am: Gather in Multi-Purpose Room A at the Dover Public Library for a brief lobby training
12:30 pm: Press Conference at the Dover Public Library
1:00 pm: Head to Legislative Hall for meetings with your legislators

Note:
Please wear black to show support for criminal justice reform! We will be handing out buttons for you to wear that will pop against your black shirts.

***PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS LOBBY DAY BY CLICKING THIS LINK***

It's best to schedule a meeting with your legislator ahead of time. If you need help to do that, please email Erica Marshall at emarshall@aclu-de.org and she'll help you get in touch with your legislator to set up an appointment.

This event is sponsored by the Coalition for Smart Justice, a broad group of statewide stakeholders who have agreed to put people before prisons in Delaware. The coalition includes ACLU of Delaware, Campaign for Smart Justice Delaware, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow, Delaware Center for Justice, Delaware Civil Rights Coalition, Delaware United, H.E.A.D.S. U.P. in the 302, Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League, NAACP Delaware State Conference, Network Delaware, Pacem in Terris, and the Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice.

Check our Facebook event for updates leading up to lobby day. We'll see you on the 23rd!

Agenda

11:30 am
Gather in multi-purpose room A at the Dover Public Library for training and briefing
12:30 am
Press Conference in multi-purpose room A at the Dover Public Library
1:00 pm
Head over to Legislative Hall for meetings with Legislators

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