Community Outreach

Rutgers-Camden Spearheads Launch of New Jersey Innocence Project

Rutgers-Camden Spearheads Launch of New Jersey Innocence Project

New Jersey now has an organization associated with the national Innocence Network to help exonerate wrongly convicted people.

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Doctoral Student Serves Camden Community, Addressing Childhood Health and Education Inequities

Doctoral Student Serves Camden Community, Addressing Childhood Health and Education Inequities

Over the course of her doctoral work, Mary Mitsdarffer would gain further context for some of the insights – and questions – that she had on the job serving the Camden community.

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Honoring Frontline Health Care Workers Becomes Lesson in Leadership for Students

Honoring Frontline Health Care Workers Becomes Lesson in Leadership for Students

Students delivered 700 meals to Cooper University Hospital health care workers.

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New Law Launches Innovative Social-Emotional Learning Program in New Jersey’s Schools; Rutgers–Camden Public Affairs Institute To Lead Evaluation

New Law Launches Innovative Social-Emotional Learning Program in New Jersey’s Schools; Rutgers–Camden Public Affairs Institute To Lead Evaluation

An innovative social-emotional learning (SEL) program established in the Clayton Public School District will be expanded in up to 30 schools across New Jersey, thanks to a legislative effort that became law on May 11, 2021. Implementation of the program will be evaluated by the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden.

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“A Boob’s Life” Author Leslie Lehr to Lead Virtual Talk on Body Positivity

“A Boob’s Life” Author Leslie Lehr to Lead Virtual Talk on Body Positivity

Body positivity will be the focus as Rutgers University–Camden welcomes author and breast cancer survivor Leslie Lehr for a candid and refreshing interactive Zoom session.

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