Congratulations to WRI’s Graduating Student Employees

Commencement marks the culmination of our dedicated students’ experiences here at Rutgers University-Camden and celebrates the beginning of their very promising futures. The staff of the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs would like to extend their congratulations and warmest wishes for a bright future to our May 2016 graduates.Jessica McConnell graduated with an … Read more of Congratulations to WRI’s Graduating Student Employees

Burlington County Spring DataWalk Series

Last year, the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs (WRI) was contracted by the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to promote positive youth development and reduce juvenile delinquency in Burlington County. The Burlington County Prevention Policy Board (BCPPB) now joins the Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition (CCPYDC) as the second … Read more of Burlington County Spring DataWalk Series

WRI Organizes CCPYDC’s ‘Stand Up for Gun Safety’ Community Event

The Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition (CCPYDC), a juvenile delinquency prevention effort staffed by The Walter Rand Institute, recently celebrated the success of its Gun Safety and Violence Awareness Initiative at its Stand Up for Gun Safety Event at Cumberland County College. The June 8th event highlighted CCPYDC’s three part awareness campaign, including: Gun … Read more of WRI Organizes CCPYDC’s ‘Stand Up for Gun Safety’ Community Event

Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition Data Walk: May ’16 Update

On May 20th, WRI presented the third session of the Cumberland County DataWalk to Members of the Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition (CCPYDC), a juvenile delinquency prevention effort staffed by WRI and funded by the New Jersey Attorney General and Cumberland County Freeholders. The data presented will be used to guide future CCYPDC initiatives … Read more of Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Coalition Data Walk: May ’16 Update

The 15th Annual Walter and Leah Rand Awards and Scholarship Dinner

On April 28th, 2016, WRI held its 15th Annual Walter and Leah Rand Awards and Scholarship Dinner. The event was held at Campbell Soup World Headquarters facility, with over 140 people in attendance. The South Jerseyan of the Year – Private Sector Honoree, Denise Morrison, President and CEO Campbell Soup Company, had her award presented by Lieutenant Governor Kim … Read more of The 15th Annual Walter and Leah Rand Awards and Scholarship Dinner

Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Data Walk

Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Data WalkIn 2013, the Walter Rand Institute conducted a Data Walk for roughly 100 members of the Cumberland County Positive Youth Coalition (CCPYDC), a juvenile delinquency prevention effort staffed by the WRI. Through this presentation, the Coalition’s workgroups were presented census and demographic data, as well as juvenile crime and … Read more of Cumberland County Positive Youth Development Data Walk