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. 

Camden youth get recuit training to breakdown barriers with police

By Melanie-Burney/Philadelphia-Inquirer/March-2-2018

 

High school senior Vaughn Williams has plenty of law enforcement officers in his family, but the Camden teen had never thought about following in their footsteps — until now.

Camden's plan for a new transit center gets a $2 million boost

By Jason-Laughlin/Philadelphia-Inquirer/March-1-2018

The process of building Camden a better transit hub got an assist this week from $2 million in federal money that will help design an upgrade for the Walter Rand Transportation Center.

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