Seeking Work in Southern New Jersey Final Report Release

Through an initiative supported by the Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Joint Board of Governors, WRI, in partnership with Camden Community Partnership and the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University for additional research support, set out to identify barriers and opportunities to finding and securing a job, and outline challenges to connections between job … Continue reading Seeking Work in Southern New Jersey Final Report Release

Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Residents: Please Complete Our Community Health Survey!

The purpose of this research is to collect feedback on health issues and services from individuals who live in Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem counties. If you choose to participate, you will answer questions about your health, health risk behaviors, preventive health practices, and access to health care, as well as community strengths and weaknesses.

New law launches expands The Clayton Model in New Jersey’s schools; WRI 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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