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Furthering Grassroots Organizing in Wilmington, DE

Delaware Law Firm, Morris James LLP, proudly donated $10,000 to the Culture Restoration Project, an organization dedicated to developing critical thinking skills and social understanding of youth in Wilmington through culturally appropriate and relevant programming. (IN Wilmington recently did a deep dive into all the good work of this worthy organization.) The donation is an emphatic underscoring of the law firm’s statement on racial injustice issued after the brutal killing of George Floyd with a headline that charges, “We must do better.”

AliShah Watson, AFRA@UD alumna and Executive Director, and Richard Raw, Program Director, both of Culture Restoration Project, Inc. were on hand to accept the donation. 

“This donation will help us further our culture-based, socially relevant programming to youth and their families in Wilmington Delaware,” Watson said. “COVID-19 and current national civil unrest have made clear the oppressive systems and inequalities that haunt communities of color across this country. Our programs directly address social issues so that our future leaders can truly understand the world in which they live. We work with them to develop the critical thinking skills necessary to process and deal with the realities of society. This is very important work - and as we can now see, neglecting this type of enrichment and pretending like it is not necessary, will literally tear this country apart.”

Click here for the full story in IN Wilmington.

 

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