Tag: Public Policy and Administration

Distinguished Service Professor Pens Memoir Chronicling Triumph over Tragedy

Distinguished Service Professor Pens Memoir Chronicling Triumph over Tragedy

Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of Public Policy and Administration at Rutgers–Camden, reflects on her arduous and inspirational journey in her engaging new autobiography, A Miracle on Cooper Street: Lessons from an Inner City, published by Archway Publishing.

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Ph.D. Students Present Research at Urban Affairs Conference

Ph.D. Students Present Research at Urban Affairs Conference

Ten Ph.D. students in public affairs made research presentations – each unique in its focus on policies and practices – at the 44th annual conference of the Urban Affairs Association, held from March 19 to 22 in San Antonio.

Posted in: Student Achievement
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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Researcher Authors Revealing Study on Concentrated Poverty in the U.S.

Researcher Authors Revealing Study on Concentrated Poverty in the U.S.

New analysis by the Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) at Rutgers–Camden and The Century Foundation (TCF) reveals that concentrated poverty has increased by 50 percent since 2000, and more than 11 million Americans now reside in neighborhoods where at least two in every five households live below the poverty line. Authored by Paul […]

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Rutgers–Camden to Offer Graduate Community Development Certificate in Puerto Rico

Rutgers–Camden to Offer Graduate Community Development Certificate in Puerto Rico

Gloria Bonilla-Santiago knows all too well the various elements that make up a thriving – or failing – community. It was her understanding and inspired passion which led her to found the Community Leadership Center (CLC) at Rutgers–Camden more than 20 years ago. Since that time, the CLC has evolved into the largest center on […]

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