We can only fit so many news stories on to our home page — so please take a look at other articles that have recently featured the Delaware Center for Justice.

Ashley Biden: Poverty is root of violence in Wilmington

Coverage of DCJ’s Executive Director, Ashley Biden, as the first speaker of Pacem in Terris’ “100 Years of Peace & Justice” series.

1/31/17 The News Journal
Ashley Biden: One solution to attacking crime is through poverty

Coverage of DCJ’s Executive Director, Ashley Biden, as the first speaker of Pacem in Terris’ “100 Years of Peace & Justice” series.

1/31/17 WDEL
“Carney seen as advancing criminal justice reform agenda”

DCJ’s Advocacy Director, Eugene Young, weighs in on what Governor-Elect John Carney means for criminal justice reform in Delaware.


11/17/16 Delaware Law Weekly
“Senior fraud victims in the rise in New Castle County, DCJ Says”

DCJ’s Adult Victim Services Program Coordinator, Nikki Kress, on the recent rise in fraud cases among aging citizens.

10/20/16 Delaware Public Media
“‘Chat & Chew’ events engage parents, students to help prevent issues of school discipline”

Coverage of an event series sponsored by DCJ’s School Offense Diversion Program and the Parent Information Center of Delaware that brings families together to “equip students who’ve already been involved in the school discipline system and their parents with the knowledge and empowerment needed to prevent future problems.”

8/23/16 Delaware Public Media
 “Podcast Seeks to Flip Wilmington’s ‘Murdertown’ Label”

The News Journal features “Remaking ‘Murdertown,’ a podcast collaboration between the Delaware Center for Justice and Short Order Production House at Wilmington Station.

 8/3/16  The News Journal
“More police in schools is not the answer”

DCJ’s Kirstin Cornnell joins with representatives from the ACLU of Delaware and Office of Defense Services in explaining why adding school resource officers to more schools in Delaware will not benefit our communities.

6/9/16 The News Journal
“Delaware Advocates Move to Block School-To-Prison Pipeline, Shackling”

The National Juvenile Justice Network features DCJ’s efforts to pass SB 207 and HB 211.

3/28/16 National Juvenile Justice Network
“Delaware can lead the way on sentencing reform”

Kirstin Cornnell, our Director of Operations, co-authors a piece on sentencing reform and SB 163.

3/23/16 The News Journal
“A call to abolish Delaware’s death penalty”

Our Executive Director, Ashley Biden, weighed in on the death penalty before it was voted down in the Delaware House on Thursday, January 28th.

1/27/16 Town Square Delaware
Will Delaware end cash bail?

A thorough review of where Delaware is, and where Delaware could go in terms of ending cash bail. DCJ’s SMART Pretrial Demonstration Initiative Site Coordinator, Kate Parker West, chimes in.

11/08/15 The News Journal
“Local reading program banking on Giving Tuesday to grow”

A look into the expansion of the Read In, Read Out Program (our partnership with Read Aloud Delaware) and the role of Giving Tuesday in securing the program’s success.

11/04/15 The News Journal
“Officials, groups plan big change for Del. criminal justice system”

A review of recent activities related to criminal justice reform in Delaware, including coverage of Visions of Justice 2015.

11/04/15 Delaware Law Weekly
“More aged prisoners could be released”

A profile of our former “Project for Older Prisoners” and the research behind why our graying prison population doesn’t need to look the way it does.

11/01/15 The News Journal
“Criminal justice forum focuses on mass incarceration”

Five community leaders sat on DCJ’s afternoon panel at Visions of Justice 2015. Read (and watch) some of what they had to say about organizing for change in our communities.

10/23/15 WDEL
“Experts offer strategies to reduce prison numbers”

The Delaware Center for Justice was delighted to host Marc Mauer and Alec Karakatsanis at Visions of Justice 2015. Click to view the News Journal’s coverage of our two morning speakers.

10/23/15 The News Journal

“Open access to the polls called for on Voting Rights Act anniversary”

Coverage of an event marking the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, including a quote from our Advocacy Director’s remarks.

08/07/15 The News Journal

“Prison is no longer the go-to response to crime”

A guest column written by Executive Director Ashley Biden and City Council member Darius Brown, outlining how Wilmington can effectively reduce gun violence.

05/10/15 The News Journal

“Poll: 63% in Delaware support death penalty”

Results of a statewide poll administered by the Delaware Center for Justice that gauged support for the death penalty.

04/20/15 The News Journal