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Delaware Public Media

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki recently issued an executive order creating a committee to ensure an accurate count of city residents in the federal census next year.

“I applaud the Mayor,” said Maria Matos, president of the Latin American Community Center in Wilmington and former census taker. Matos says the outreach the committee is tasked with is crucial.

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

In a lecture through the State Division of Historical And Cultural Affairs Monday, Principal Chief of the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware Dennis Coker described what he calls the long and “tedious” process of securing state recognition in 2016— and his vision for the future.