Policy Perspective: Gun Violence & Prevention

To date, there have been 32 fatal shootings with three or more victims in the United States in 2019; each incident spurring debate around possible gun violence prevention measures. Here are some New Jersey facts to consider.

Partners working to help at-risk kids

The Burlington County Times highlights the success of law enforcement, local churches, social organizations, youth-based groups, municipal, county and state agencies, and schools working to intervene early and help kids succeed.

Veterans Serving Veterans

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.

#wearorange and more

Hundreds of community members took part in a host of activities planned by CCPYDC for Gun Safety and Violence Awareness Month in Cumberland County.

Resolving to Address Distressed Housing

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.