Donna Bennett, 2016 South Jerseyan of the Year (Non Profit Sector)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cumberland and Salem Counties has had storied and impressive success in uplifting the youth of South Jersey through mentorship and community engagement. In recognition of this legacy, WRI is honoring its President and CEO Donna Bennett as our Non Profit Sector South Jerseyan of the Year on April 28th at … Read more of Donna Bennett, 2016 South Jerseyan of the Year (Non Profit Sector)

Involving Youth in Local Government Decision Making Symposium

On March 24, 2016, the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs, Rutgers University–Camden, in conjunction with the Institute for Effective Education and the Rutgers University Camden Office of Civic Engagement, convened students from high schools across the state, as well as local government officials, to explore current and potential methods of involving youth in … Read more of Involving Youth in Local Government Decision Making Symposium

Live Healthy Salem County: Cultivating Wellness in Salem County

WRI is facilitating, and providing technical assistance to the Live Healthy Salem County Coalition, which is a collaboration between the United Way of Salem County (lead agency) and 19 other organizations and agencies across the county.  The mission of Live Healthy Salem County is to inspire residents to live healthy, productive lives by enhancing opportunities … Read more of Live Healthy Salem County: Cultivating Wellness in Salem County

WRI Launches Burlington County Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Effort

On February 25th, 2016, the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs in tandem with Burlington County community officials and leaders held an official launch of the Burlington County Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Effort. The event was held at the Enterprise Center of Rowan College at Burlington County’s Mt. Laurel Campus and included statements from President … Read more of WRI Launches Burlington County Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Effort

Assemblyman Louis Greenwald, 2016 South Jerseyan of the Year (Public Sector)

In recognition of his 20 years of service to New Jersey’s 6th Legislative District, which includes municipalities in Burlington and Camden counties, the Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs is honoring Assemblyman Louis Greenwald as its Public Sector South Jerseyan of the Year on April 28th at the 15th Annual Walter and Leah Rand Awards … Read more of Assemblyman Louis Greenwald, 2016 South Jerseyan of the Year (Public Sector)

Denise Morrison, 2016 South Jerseyan of the Year (Private Sector)

As a Fortune 500 Company with deep roots in Camden, the Campbell Soup Company has continuously invested its clout and capital in the South Jersey region. In recognition of this legacy, WRI is honoring Campbell CEO Denise Morrison as its Private Sector South Jerseyan of the Year on April 28th at the 15th Annual Walter … Read more of Denise Morrison, 2016 South Jerseyan of the Year (Private Sector)