To help the state distribute cuts fairly, and to help school districts plan for the future, it is vital that state and local policymakers in South Jersey are aware of the most financially vulnerable school districts in the region. This study provides actionable and pertinent school district funding information.
Loneliness and transportation among the biggest obstacles to health in South Jersey, according to WRI report on health needs.
Grounded in data collected from two comprehensive community health needs assessments across five counties, WRI presents an important finding about health in South Jersey.
WRI featured at a Cumberland County Chambers of Commerce event focused on economic challenges and opportunities in the county. Centered on WRI’s Our Piece of the Pie research, Senate President Sweeney, Senator Van Drew and 80 more engaged citizens turned out.
WRI Faculty Fellow Michael Hayes and WRI Executive Director Darren Spielman presented the Institute’s Our Piece of the Pie study as part of the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey’s Good Morning South Jersey Series.
WRI has received funding to hold a campus-wide conference on population health data analytics. The conference will include faculty from all five Rutgers-Camden schools and other universities.