WRI’s Karen Rosado Attends Celebration of MLK’s Legacy

On January 18, Gateway Community Action Partnership along with Shiloh Baptist Church hosted their celebration on the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. The event was a community breakfast entitled “The Dream in Action.” WRI’s own Project Coordinator Karen Rosado attended to discuss some of the great work the Cumberland County Positive Youth … Read more of WRI’s Karen Rosado Attends Celebration of MLK’s Legacy

Cumberland County Technical School Students Design New Logo for Positive Youth Development Coalition

At this month’s meeting of the Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition, the Executive Committee unveiled its selection for a new logo from a pool of nine submissions drawn up by Cumberland County Technical School students. As suggested by Dr. Dina Elliot, Cumberland County Board of Vocational Education Superintendent and CCPYDC member, each student in … Read more of Cumberland County Technical School Students Design New Logo for Positive Youth Development Coalition

WRI Makes Its Mark On Rutgers Giving Day

On December 1st, the Rutgers University Foundation hosted the first ever Rutgers Giving Day. The Walter Rand Institute performed particularly well, securing 55 total donations and accounting for 12% of total donations received for all Rutgers­­­–Camden programs. This placed WRI in fourth place behind the School of Business, the College of Arts and Sciences, and … Read more of WRI Makes Its Mark On Rutgers Giving Day

South Jersey Infographics Updated to Include 2013 UCR Data

This month, the WRI Municipal Infographics for Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem counties were all updated to include 2013 FBI Uniform Crime Report (UCR) data and the 2014 crime data will be updated soon. Based on the 2013 UCR Data, the South Jersey municipalities with the highest crime rates are Avalon … Read more of South Jersey Infographics Updated to Include 2013 UCR Data

WRI hosts Seminar with New Jersey Community Capital

On November 20th,2015, WRI in partnership with the Center for Urban Research and Education hosted a presentation by Chief Lending Officer Marie Mascherin and Community Strategies Advisor Diane Sterner from New Jersey Community Capital, a nonprofit community development financial institution fostering the creation of quality homes, educational facilities, and employment opportunities in underserved communities of New Jersey. … Read more of WRI hosts Seminar with New Jersey Community Capital