On May 18th, NJ.com highlighted Big Brothers Big Sisters President and CEO Donna Bennett and her recognition as 2016 South Jerseyan of the Year (Non-Profit Sector) at the 15th Annual Walter and Leah Rand Awards and Scholarship Dinner. Full Story.
Local business newspaper NJBIZ has run a profile of Head Media Relations Officer for The College of New Jersey, Thomas Beaver, as part of their “Close-Up” series. Thomas worked as a Graduate Assistant at the Rand before graduating in 2008 with his Master’s in Public Administration. Full Story.
Students from Cumberland County Technical School design logos for the Positive Youth Development Coalition, one of which was selected and formally adopted by the Executive Committee. Full Story
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey has appointed three new board members as well as new officers for 2015-2016. Among the latter is the Rand Institute’s own Senior Project Administrator Tracy Swan, who will serve as Local Board Chair. Full Story
Cumberland County needy youths will have 20 more places to get a free and healthy lunch this summer, courtesy of a group battling juvenile delinquency. Full Story
A federally sponsored summer program to daily connect children with a good lunch has expanded dramatically in Cumberland County, according to local organizers. Full Story