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Dr. Gwendolyn Harris Retires from WRI

On June 13, Rutgers University and the New Jersey community celebrated Dr. Gwendolyn Harris’ retirement from a distinguished career in public service. Gwendy joined the Walter Rand Institute in 2007 and became executive director in 2011.

16th Annual Walter and Leah Rand Dinner

On May 4th, 2017, WRI held its 16th Annual Walter and Leah Rand Awards and Scholarship Dinner. The event was held at Scotland Run Golf Club, with over 170 people in attendance and nearly $57,000 raised.

WRI Steps Into the Streets

On August 2, 2017, WRI staff members will take on a new role by hitting the streets and hosting the second week of Play Streets in Bridgeton, NJ, a program in which a residential, urban street is closed to cars and opened to children residing in the city, so they can play safely in their community.


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Annual Network Meeting Award