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…
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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.
SJIPH announces new funding initiative
SJIPH is now accepting proposals for innovative, shared research projects between Rowan University and Rutgers University-Camden researchers and community-based organizations in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem, Atlantic, and Cape May Counties. Grants will be made up to $20,000.
Municipal Variation in COVID-19 Case Rates in New Jersey
Safeguarding health, improving the economy, and promoting wellness will require decisions about how to mobilize and allocate assets across the state. With the goal of providing information to aid these decisions, this brief describes the timeline of COVID-19 progression at the municipality-level across New Jersey.
Community Conversations: New Jersey’s COVID-19 Storytelling Project
WRI is partnering on a statewide, collective ethnography designed to gather and transform the personal accounts of New Jersey residents, especially those who have faced increased marginalization or greater risk as a result of the pandemic, into the building blocks of a more resilient, compassionate and Healthy New Jersey.