Community Outreach

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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Rutgers‒Camden Conversation with Medical Experts Informs Community of the Safety and Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccines

Rutgers‒Camden Conversation with Medical Experts Informs Community of the Safety and Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccines

Camden native George Hill led the discussion to help participants overcome hesitancy about receiving a vaccine.

about COVID-19 vaccines.

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Digital Studies Students Launch “Voices of Immigration” Podcast

Digital Studies Students Launch “Voices of Immigration” Podcast

By Tom McLaughlin Simply put, explains Tania Martinez, there’s more to the story. During her time at Rutgers University–Camden, she has met countless people on campus and in the surrounding area who have shared incredible stories about their immigrant experiences. Now she wants others to hear them as well. Martinez and fellow undergraduate researchers in […]

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Storytelling Project Shares Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on New Jersey Communities

Storytelling Project Shares Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on New Jersey Communities

New Jersey communities will soon get a clearer picture of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to a new NJ YMCA storytelling project informed by the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden.

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