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City Council Member Darius Brown joins energy group to expand sustainability

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  A group of energy leaders are coming back together to encourage Wilmington businesses to help the environment and save energy. The Energy and Sustainability Leaders Roundtable, which formed in 2012 under former Mayor Jim Baker’s administration has re-grouped to celebrate Brightfields, Inc., major 176-solar panel project.  On Friday, Roundtable members joined Wilmington Councilman Darius Brown who not only praised ...

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Darius J. Brown named national DMO of the month

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Darius Brown Takes Fighting Poverty Personally The working poor are often overlooked in American society. With the infrastructure to allocate resources and the authority to pen legislation, government is our best hope of lifting more people up into a sustainable and comfortable life. This month, we applaud a DMO who takes true leadership in countering poverty and inequality. Meet Darius Brown, council ...

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Councilman Darius J. Brown tapped as State Director for Young Elected Officials Network

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Wilmington City Councilman Darius J. Brown tapped as State Director for Young Elected Officials Network The Young Elected Officials Network State Directors program is designed to enhance the role of exceptionally motivated YEOs within the Network. The role of State Director is offered to YEOs who wish to take on a leadership role within the Network in their state. website: ...

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National League of Cities (NLC)

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Councilman Darius J. Brown appointed to NLC University Fellows and the Finance, Administration, and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Committee The Finance, Administration & Intergovernmental Relations Committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving national economic policy, general financial assistance programs, liability insurance, intergovernmental relations, Census, municipal bonds and capital finance, municipal management, antitrust issues, citizen participation and civil rights, ...

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Wilmington City Council Officially Joins the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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  3rd District Council Member Darius Brown Takes On Freezing Ice and Water to Urge Citizens to Donate to the Scott A. Mackler Assistive Technology Program  The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge came to Wilmington today when City Council MemberDarius Brown (D-3rd District) sought to heighten the public’s awareness of the ALS Challenge by taking a bucket of ice and water over his head and body. ...

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Darius J. Brown joins national coalition to support U.S. investment in infrastructure

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Building America’s Future City Councilman Darius J. Brown joins national coalition to support U.S. investment in infrastructure. See recent oped and communications from U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and U.S. Department of Transportation. The U.S. Department of Transportation estimates that funding for transportation programs, like repairing or maintaining roads and bridges, will run out before the summer is over. I ...

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Darius J. Brown appointed to NLC University and the Finance, Administration, and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Committee

National League of Cities (NLC) Councilman Darius J. Brown appointed to NLC University and the Finance, Administration, and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) Committee Read More Here http://www.nlc.org/influence-federal-policy/policy-committees/finance-administration-and-intergovernmental-relations/finance-administration-and-intergovernmental-relations-steering-committee

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Young Elected Officials Network Wilmington City Councilman Darius J. Brown tapped as State Director for Young Elected Officials Network

The Young Elected Officials Network State Directors program is designed to enhance the role of exceptionally motivated YEOs within the Network. The role of State Director is offered to YEOs who wish to take on a leadership role within the Network in their state. Your State Director is the best resource for connecting with other YEOs and partner organizations in ...

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Council Member Darius Brown and the Food Bank of Delaware (FBD)

Council Member Darius Brown and the Food Bank of Delaware (FBD) Urge Citizens to Take Action During Hunger Action Month FBD’s Mobile Pantry Assisted Citizens Today in the City’s Third District Wilmington City Council Member Darius J. Brown (D?3rd District) was joined today by staff and?volunteers of the Food Bank of Delaware (FBD) for the distribution of food to 3rd ...

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Wilmington City Council Member Presents an Event to Kick-Off Health Care Insurance Outreach to the Uninsured

Wilmington City Council Member Darius Brown (D-3rd District), as part of his Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative, today hosted an enrollment kick-off event to mark the beginning of a six-month period during which uninsured citizens can select suitable health care insurance under the national Affordable Care Act. The enrollment period begins tomorrow, October 1, 2013 and runs through March 31, 2014. However, ...

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