Today is Census Day! Do your part and get counted. When New Jersey residents are not counted, the state loses resources from the federal government. The census will help New Jersey to receive its fair share of services, federal resources, and political representation in Congress.
In South Jersey, a region challenged by high unemployment and low labor participation rates, the full impact of a declining labor force remains unclear. Research by WRI will help identify barriers to successful employment that both employers and employees face.
In summer 2019, the Community Education Building (CEB) initiated a vision alignment project in coordination with WRI to strengthen current partnerships, identify and resolve barriers to student success, and drive investment in future expansion and growth.
A new partnership between Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden (RSNC) and WRI has resulted in federal funding for an innovative new program for military veterans to become nurses and provide primary care to other veterans.
Hundreds of community members took part in a host of activities planned by CCPYDC for Gun Safety and Violence Awareness Month in Cumberland County.
By developing opportunities to acquire and rehabilitate distressed properties, this program will help meet the need for affordable housing and create job opportunities that contribute to a more robust regional economy.