Delaware Justice Team

In April, we launched a new media series in partnership with Delaware Call and the Highlands Bunker. This series is focused on podcast and written media centered around some of our core work: Smart Justice, Clean Slate, education equity, voting rights, and more.

You can find each part in the series below. New parts will be added as they're published each month.

Part 1: Smart Justice

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Our first part in the series is focused on our Smart Justice work, featuring a podcast interview on Highlands Bunker with Haneef Salaam, Campaign for Smart Justice manager, and John Reynolds, Clean Slate Delaware campaign manager, and a written commentary piece in the Delaware Call by Coby Owens, Chair of Delaware NAACP policing reform committee and organizer for The Delaware Campaign for Fair Policing.

Click the button below to read the commentary and listen to the full podcast.

Note: this link will take you to an external website, DelawareCall.com.

PODCAST & COMMENTARY

Part 2: Education Equity

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Our second part in the series was focused on our education equity work, featuring a podcast interview with Shannon Griffin, senior policy advocate, and Melva L. Ware, Ph.D., a consultant for research and program development, and a written commentary piece in the Delaware Call by Javonne Rich, policy and advocacy director.

Click the button below to read the commentary and listen to the full podcast.

Note: this link will take you to an external website, DelawareCall.com.

PODCAST AND COMMENTARY

Part 3: Voting Rights

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Our third part in the series is focused on our voting rights work, through the Delaware Voting Rights Coalition. This episode features a podcast interview with Dwayne J. Bensing, staff attorney, and Claire Snyder-Hall, executive director of Common Cause Delaware, and a written commentary piece in the Delaware Call by Charlotte King, chair of the Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice.

Click the button below to read the commentary and listen to the full podcast.

Note: this link will take you to an external website, DelawareCall.com.

PODCAST & COMMENTARY

Part 4: Legislative Wrap-Up

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Our fourth part in the series is an overview of the legislative work we did in 2021: what we accomplished, and what's still left to do. This episode features a podcast interview with Mike Brickner, executive director, and a commentary from the whole team at ACLU-DE urging the 151st General Assembly to take action on our priority legislation when the session resumes in 2022.

Click the button below to read the commentary and listen to the full podcast.

Note: this link will take you to an external website, DelawareCall.com.

PODCAST & COMMENTARY

Part 5: Latinx/Hispanic Communities & Immigration in Delaware

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Our fifth part in the series is a discussion on Delaware's Latinx/Hispanic communities: obstacles to voting, immigration, and more. This episode features a podcast interview with Charito Calvachi-Mateyko, J.D./M.A.C.T., co-chair of the Delaware Hispanic Commission and ACLU-DE board member, and Rony Baltazar-Lopez, vice president of the Milford School board and ACLU-DE board member, with a commentary piece from Omar Jadwat, director of ACLU National’s Immigrants’ Rights Project.

Click the button below to read the commentary and listen to the full podcast.

Note: this link will take you to an external website, DelawareCall.com.

PODCAST & COMMENTARY

Part 6: Free Speech

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Our final part in the series focuses on free speech and the defense of civil liberties, with a podcast that features Mary Beth Tinker discussing her student activism against the Vietnam War and our legal director Susan L. Burke's defense of the victims of the War on Terror.

This part's commentary piece is a great analysis on the crossroads of free speech from Delaware's renowned First Amendment author and lecturer, Ronald Collins.

Click the button below to read the commentary and listen to the full podcast.

Note: this link will take you to an external website, DelawareCall.com.

Podcast & Commentary