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Date: November 1, 2004
DAG RHONDA DENNY TO RECEIVE NCCJ AWARD FOR BULLY PREVENTION WORK
(Wilmington, DE): Attorney General Jane Brady is pleased to announce that Deputy Attorney General Rhonda Denny (New Castle Co., Criminal Division) has been selected as a 2004 honoree of the “Building Bridges to the Future” award by the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ). According to the NCCJ, the award was created, “to honor youth and adults who strive to make our communities more inclusive and just.” The award to Denny and other honorees will be presented on Thursday, November 4th at noon at the Wyndham Hotel, 700 King St. in Wilmington.
Denny, who works as the School Crime Prosecutor in the Family Court Unit of the Attorney General’s Wilmington office, was selected for her work in developing and presenting bully prevention assemblies and workshops to Delaware school students, teachers and other school personnel.
Attorney General Brady said, “I am proud that Rhonda’s work to help prevent bullying in our schools is being recognized by this prestigious organization. The award highlights Rhonda’s efforts to ensure that Delaware students and their teachers have the tools they need to keep Delaware schools safe.”
The NCCJ is a human relations organization dedicated to fighting bias, bigotry and racism in this country. Founded in 1927 as the National Conference of Christians and Jews, NCCJ works to promote understanding and respect among all races, religions and cultures through advocacy, conflict resolution and education.
NCCJ’s Executive Director, Lisa Ousler, said, “NCCJ is very pleased to honor Rhonda for her commitment to creating safer schools and communities for all young people.”