Steered Straight Inc., Back to Classroom Evaluation Begins

WRI is now working with Steered Straight, Inc. on an evaluation of their Back to Classroom Initiative. Steered Straight, founded in 2000 by Michael DeLeon, aims to reach young people through motivational speaking, life-sharing seminars and an interactive curriculum to reduce the number of young people that enter the criminal justice system.

First Burlington County Collective Youth Committee Meeting

On Tuesday January 23, 2018, the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office spearheaded a multi-disciplinary collaborative meeting, encompassing all youth serving committees in bold pursuit of increased information sharing, synergies and streamlining of efforts.

End of DACA Could Cost NJ $1.6 Billion Per Year

Wholesale termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, could cost the New Jersey economy $1.6 billion per year. To learn more about DACA and New Jersey read the full brief here.

Inspira Community Health

  The Walter Rand Institute is excited to announce that, through a competitive bidding process, we have earned the right to conduct Inspira Health Network’s next community health needs assessments in Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem counties.

Cumberland Collective THRIVE Unveiled

On Friday, December 15 Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae unveiled the new Cumberland Collective To Help Reverse Inequality & Violence Everywhere (CC THRIVE) initiative.