Delaware’s criminal justice, economic and educational systems need some fundamental changes, and we’re the people willing to drive that change. It’s time for all of us to join together with a bold “People’s Platform” that highlights the direction we Delawareans want to take our state.
This post is part of our Summer 2018 issue of Connection, our quarterly newsletter. To read the whole newsletter, click here.
Join the ACLU in Sussex county for a series of events on enacting change!
In Delaware, the chief prosecutor is the Attorney General—the only law enforcement official elected by the voters.
With 5 percent of the world’s population and 25 percent of the world’s prison population, it is easy to see that the U.S. has a mass incarceration problem. Delaware is part of that problem. That's why the Campaign for Smart Justice is working to cut the prison population in half.
In response to the tragic shooting last month at their school, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida have inspired high school students across the country to take action.