Raye Jones Avery


Reshaping the Christina Cultural Arts Center

Raye Jones Avery leads arts-education agency mission. It’s been a long road for Raye Jones Avery. Having taken over Christina Cultural Arts Center at a time when it could have collapsed more than 20 years ago, she has seen it transformed. At its lowest in 1993, CCAC had fewer than[…]


Still fighting for educational excellence and equity

We are making some headway on increasing educational excellence and equity in Delaware Sixty years ago this month, Delaware became part of the historic U.S. Supreme Court case, Brown v. Board of Education (1954). That case established that separate public schools for black and white students were unconstitutional. On the[…]


Group wants Wilmington creative district

The Wilmington Renaissance Corp. believes developing a new creative district could breathe new life into the city. The $50 million concept will be revealed on Tuesday A $50 million public-private partnership would seed a creative district in the historic Quaker Hill neighborhood of Wilmington, if a proposal by a downtown[…]