The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice is a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that educates, informs and advocates for racial justice, equality, and fair opportunity. We are a consortium of citizens committed to civil, racial and political reform.
For the latest meeting topics and details, please go to ‘Events‘ page.
Our partnership with the League of Women Voters of Sussex County, presenting the Black History Month observation program, “A Feast of African American Creativity: Poetry and Prose On Family, Faith, and Freedom”, was very well received! The link to the article … Read More >>
The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice will have a special meeting Tuesday, February 6 at 7 pm, to discuss priorities for the current General Assembly Session. (NOTE: This meeting takes the place of our regular meeting on 2/13) Specially invited guests are all Senators … Read More >>
The League of Women Voters of Sussex County in partnership with the Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice is proud to present in Black History Month Observation, “A Feast of African American Creativity: Poetry and Prose on Family, Faith and … Read More >>
A panel of Sussex County students shared their real-life experiences in high school and their dreams and plans for the future at our meeting on November 14th, 2017. The students are enrolled in Cape Henlopen, Sussex Tech, and Seaford High Schools … Read More >>
The head of Delaware’s prisons says 30% of prisoners have mental illness, and of them, about 15% are considered seriously mentally ill. But for the most part, Department of Correction Commissioner Perry Phelps said people in jail deserve to be there. He said 51 % of the prison population are violent offenders compared with 10 % who are in for drug charges.Read More >>
The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice (SDARJ) affirms its rejection of racism, anti-Semitism and discrimination. We strongly reject the destructive value systems of white supremacists, neo-Nazis, alt-right and other groups because they lack respect for human equality. The criminal behavior of these hate groups violates not only the rights of all people, but also denies and acts against the core principles of our democracy.Read More >>
- Educate for change through knowledge and understanding of past and current racial issues and conditions.
- Enrich our cultural environment through multi-racial collaboration.
- Address racial and criminal injustice and advocate for ways to improve the criminal justice system in Delaware.
- Collaborate with like-minded groups to challenge structural and systemic racism.
- Promote positive change for the future of our youth.
What We Do
Sponsor programs and develop materials to educate SDARJ members and affected individuals / families, and the general public regarding racial and class disparities in the criminal justice system, causes and effects of mass incarceration, and the need for reform to ensure equal treatment for all.
How to Get Involved