DLP to Receive Advocacy Award

The National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) will present the Disabilities Law Program (DLP) with the Advocacy Award in recognition of the DLP’s work to reduce the use of solitary confinement and improve conditions for inmates with mental illness in Delaware’s prisons. The award will be presented at the general session of NDRN’s 2017 Annual Conference…

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Managing Attorney Laura Graham Receives Award

Congratulations to Managing Attorney Laura Graham, who received the Community Service Award from the Multicultural Judges and Lawyers Section of the Delaware State Bar Association at the Annual Judge Haile L. Alford Memorial Breakfast on May 11, 2017. Laura is pictured below with Wilson Gualpa, former CLASI law clerk and currently an associate at Morris James LLP,…

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Unity Day at Jewish Community Center

Recent threats of violence aimed at the Siegel Jewish Community Center (JCC), the deportation of members of the area Hispanic community, racial tension in the African American community, and racial profiling in the Muslim community are all reminders of the hatred that many in our community face each day. The nonprofit community has planned a…

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Tips from the Immigration Law Resources Center

This resource from the Immigration Law Resource Center (ILRC) includes tips for community members to remain calm, get informed, be prepared and stay safe in the current deportation climate https://www.ilrc.org/plan-de-proteccion-familiar. Este enlace del Immigration Law Resource Center (ILRC) incluye consejos para los miembros de la comunidad animándoles a tranquilizarse, informarse, prepararse y mantener su seguridad…

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CLASI and ACLU Respond to COAD

CLASI and ACLU Delaware released the following statement in response to statements by the Correctional Officers Association of Delaware that the settlement agreement regarding restrictive housing and mental health care is to blame for the hostage crisis at Vaughn Correctional Institution.   (Wilmington, February 23, 2017) Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI) and the Delaware…

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