Students Demand an Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Some of my favorite Rutgers-Camden Students are at it again. Last week I highlighted the Underground’s podcast: Rooted In. This week, they’re gathering to discuss Rutgers-Camden’s need for an office of Diversity and Inclusion. I’m extremely impressed by both this event, and the maturity/wisdom being brought by the Underground. Those throughout our region running meetings … Read more Students Demand an Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Second Annual: State and Local Economic Development Policy Graduate Student Conference

Want to make sure to invite our readers to this. Here’s the blurb:  Doctoral students in the Public Affairs–Community Development Ph.D. program and the Department of Public Policy and Administration invite you to the Second Annual State and Local Economic Development Policy Graduate Student Conference on March 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at … Read more Second Annual: State and Local Economic Development Policy Graduate Student Conference

How Do Camden Communities Hold Their Local Government’s Feet to the Fire? by Jared Hunter

Thanks to Camden resident Jared Hunter for this guest post. Jared lives and works in the city, and is a graduate student at Rutgers-Camden.             I grew up in the boondocks of southern Gloucester County; my father worked and my mother was a homemaker; there were seven of us crammed into an extremely tiny three-bedroom apartment for … Read more How Do Camden Communities Hold Their Local Government’s Feet to the Fire? by Jared Hunter

You Criticize Camden, but are your Suburbs Sustainable? by Joseph Russell

Yesterday, Brian Everett weighed in on some activism in Cherry Hill which accuses Camden of corruption. Joseph Russell responded in the comments, and I wanted to share that with everyone here: It’s utterly insane to me that a lot of suburbanites would never step foot in Camden, but they think they can perfectly evaluate funding … Read more You Criticize Camden, but are your Suburbs Sustainable? by Joseph Russell