Darryl L. Chambers

Darryl L. Chambers is the executive director of the Youth Empowered to Strive and Succeed Program, which provides youth with quality education regarding drug and alcohol prevention, gang and gun violence, and issues related to fatherhood and family reunification. 

Previously, he was a member of the Wilmington HOPE Commission Street Outreach Program, working to improve quality of life and reduce crime and violence in urban communities. He was lead associate researcher on the Wilmington Street Participatory Action Research Project, in which members of a population under study conduct research in and on their communities.

In 2014, Gov. Jack Markell appointed Chambers to serve on the Wilmington Public Safety Strategies Commission, designed to examine public safety strategies in the city. 

He received the University of Delaware 2016 Ratledge Family Award for his community service and contribution to the well-being of the people in the state of Delaware. 

He recently completed his master's degree in criminology from the University of Delaware, and has a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the University of California of Davis.  Currently, Mr. Chambers is a graduate research associate at the Center for Drug and Health Studies and is pursuing a doctorate in criminology.

Chambers resides in Wilmington, Delaware.



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