EPA Selects Camden, NJ for $400,000 in Brownfield Grants to Revitalize Blighted Properties, Promote Economic Redevelopment

By US-Environmental-Protection-Agency/TapInto.net/April-25-2018

 

New York, NY - Camden was among 144 communities selected for Brownfields Environmental Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup grants. The two grants totaling $400,000 will provide the community with funding to assess, clean up, and redevelop underutilized properties while protecting public health and the environment. A total of $54.3 million will be provided to brownfields sites nationwide.

 

IN FOCUS: Camden Revitalization Update

Camden, NJ is moving forward with a plan that is touting 10,000 jobs in the next decade with over two billion dollars in investment with the help of tax credits.

Program gives failing Camden students a second chance

By Leah-Mishkin/NJTV-News/March-20-2018

Seventeen-year-old James Norman is on the honor roll in the Camelot program at Woodrow Wilson High School. He has dreams of becoming a singer one day.

“Two years ago, I lost a friend to gang violence and that hit me, life isn’t a joke. You can be here one day and gone the next,” said Norman.

Camden school gets big boost for its after school programs

By Mark-Abrams/CBS-Philly/March-14-2018

 

CAMDEN, NJ. (CBS) — After-school programs at a Camden elementary school are getting a financial boost thanks to the Subaru of America Foundation.

The Subaru Foundation presented a check for $10,000 Wednesday to EducationWorks, which runs the after-school programs at Mastery McGraw Elementary School.

 

Denim Day

Wear denim on Fridays in April as a visible sign of protest against sexual violence. 

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