CJF Is Partnering with Local Advocates Including 302 Guns Down, Black Mothers in Power, and Jeremy McDole Police Reform to Put on the Event
(Black PR Wire) WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Next week, Tuesday, February 21 at 6:00 PM, Citizens for Judicial Fairness and Reverend Al Sharpton will host a Black History Month dinner at the Wilmington Police Athletic League alongside local activists, elected officials, and concerned Delawareans to discuss racial justice and judicial equity in the state of Delaware.
The keynote speaker for the event will be Reverend Al Sharpton, civil rights activist, and founder of the National Action Network. Sharpton will speak about the importance of diversity and equity in the judiciary, and the ongoing struggle for civil rights in America. He will also advocate for Governor John Carney to fill the two vacancies on Delaware's Supreme Court with justices of color.
Additional speakers at the event will include police reform activist and founder of the Jeremy McDole Police Reform campaign Keandra McDole and Wilmington City Council Member Shané Darby.
Event partners include 302 Guns Down, a grassroots organization committed to ending gun violence in Delaware through community engagement and education, Black Mothers in Power, a grassroots organization of Black mothers who are dedicated to addressing issues impacting Black families in Delaware, and Jeremy McDole Police Reform, a community-led organization that advocates for police reform and accountability in memory of Jeremy McDole, a Black man who was fatally shot by Wilmington police in 2015.
This event will be an opportunity for civil rights advocates and concerned citizens to come together and discuss the ongoing lack of diversity and equity on Delaware’s top courts.
Members of the media are invited to attend the event and are encouraged to RSVP in advance by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT: Black History Month Judicial Diversity and Equity Dinner
WHEN: February 21st, 2023, at 6:00 PM
WHERE: Wilmington Police Athletic League, 3707 N Market St, Wilmington, DE 19802
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Reverend Al Sharpton
ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS: Keandra McDole, Shané Darby, and a representative from 302 Guns Down
PARTNERS: 302 Guns Down, Black Mothers in Power, Jeremy McDole Police Reform
Source: Citizens for Judicial Fairness