Community Outreach

Marian Wright Edelman to Lead Symposium on Urban Violence and Youth

Marian Wright Edelman to Lead Symposium on Urban Violence and Youth

Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children’s Defense Fund and the leading voice for children’s rights in the United States, will lead a panel focusing on urban violence and youth, from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, April 2.

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Rutgers Law–Camden Students Help Hundreds File Taxes for Free

Rutgers Law–Camden Students Help Hundreds File Taxes for Free

CAMDEN — For those whose every day is a financial struggle, Tax Day can be especially daunting. Affording accounting services may not be feasible at all and some commercial preparers prey on filers with low-to-moderate incomes, those where returns might be needed most. Through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) project, students and faculty at […]

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Camden County Students Compete in Poetry Slam

Camden County Students Compete in Poetry Slam

Since September, Rutgers University–Camden students in the master of fine arts program in creative writing have been introducing the wonders and joys of poetry to Camden County middle- and high-school students. In turn, these young poets have learned to express themselves through a new medium, often finding words that they didn’t know were within reach. […]

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Champions of Social Justice Celebrated

Champions of Social Justice Celebrated

CAMDEN — Three outstanding individuals who exemplify the values advocated by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were honored by the Rutgers Law–Camden Black Law Students Association during its 18th annual Champions of Social Justice Awards Banquet on Friday, Jan. 24. This year’s honorees include Paulette Brown, partner at Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, and the first […]

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Students to Make an Impact in Camden Community on MLK Day of Service

Students to Make an Impact in Camden Community on MLK Day of Service

Rutgers–Camden is a campus where ideas are translated into action.  There’s no finer example of this fact than the annual Martin Luther King Day of Service, which makes a true impact on our host city in a short period of time. On Monday, Jan. 20, members of the Rutgers–Camden community participated in activities to strengthen […]

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