HerStory Ensemble has been in the forefront in the development and pasage of a Homeless Persons Bill of Rights for the State of Delaware. Efforts are being made to bring greater awareness and education related to the Bill and the isue of homelessness. Senate Bill 134 is authored by Senator Bryan Townsend, and co-sponsored by others including Senator Bethany Hall-Long. State Representative Stephanie Bolden will present the Bill to the State House of Representatives. "This Bill provides persons experiencing homelessness protection from discrimination while on the streets and when seeking access to housing, employment, and temporary shelteras necessary to end their episode of homelessness. This Bill amends Title 6 by adding Chapter 78, 'Homeless Persons Bill of Rights,' which provides basic legal and civil protections and ensures equal treatment for persons experiencing homelessness in Delaware."- Synopsis from Senate Bill 134.
Pictured (left to right): DeBorah Gilbert White, PhD-Founder/Coordinator HerStory Ensemble, State Representative Stephanie Bolden, Senator Bethany Hall-Long, and Sherri Akil-supporter and planning committe member, HerStory Ensemble.