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Born To Read's May Literacy Calendar

Posted on: May 4, 2021
The May Born To Read Literacy Tips Calendar celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Month! On the days dedicated to revoluntionary Asian American and Pacific Islanders in American History, take some time to learn more these influential leaders with your child.   For more fun reading activities, keep an eye on our Facebook page for Born To Read’s Literacy Corner Read Aloud Series, every Thursday at 6pm! The next Read Aloud will be released on May 6th – in the meantime, check out the...

Registration Now Open for Framing Fatherhood Program

Posted on: April 27, 2021
Center For Family Services is launching a new, free program for fathers in Camden City! Framing Fatherhood is designed to help you strengthen your role as a father by providing opportunities to build community, achieve your personal and professional goals, and improve the overall well-being of you and your child/children. Join other Camden dads for conversations and workshops to help build effective parenting strategies, financial literacy, work readiness training, relationship building skills...

Born To Read's April Literacy Calendar

Posted on: April 7, 2021
This month’s Born To Read Literacy Tips Calendar is dedicated to celebrating National Poetry Month!  On the days devoted to recognizing some of the most significant poets in literature, take some time to look up these influential poets with your child and discuss why their contributions are important. We hope these tips can help you practice literacy skills at home together!   For more fun reading activities, keep an eye on our Facebook page for Born To Read’s Literacy Corner Read Aloud Series...

Born To Read's March Literacy Calendar

Posted on: March 10, 2021
This month’s Born To Read Literacy Tips Calendar is dedicated to celebrating both Women's History Month and National Reading Month! On the days that highlight some of the most influential women in literature, such as Maya Angelou and Alice Walker, take time to look up these trailblazing women with your child. We hope these tips can help you practice literacy skills at home together.   For more fun reading activities, keep an eye on our Facebook page for Born To Read’s Literacy Corner Read Aloud...

Born To Read's New Virtual Read Aloud Series

Posted on: February 2, 2021
We are excited to introduce the new Born to Read Literacy Corner Read Aloud Series! The Read Aloud Series will release a recording of a new book each week on our Facebook page, featuring Camden Promise Neighborhood staff and special guests as weekly readers. Reading out loud is beneficial to developing children’s literacy and speech skills. The Read Aloud Series will help parents and children practice while also providing a fun family activity! The Read Alouds launched last week with the book “...

Camden High School Food Pantry Launch

Posted on: January 28, 2021
We are pleased to announce the launch of a new monthly food pantry at Camden High School made possible through a partnership with the Food Bank of South Jersey. All families of students who attend Camden High School are welcome. The CHS Food Pantry will open on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 9am to 11am, located at the school's Main Entrance (1875 Park Blvd). The next distribution will happen on Tuesday, February 23rd. For more information, please call 609-707-3618.   For families who may...

Philadelphia 76ers Donate Toys for the Holidays

Posted on: December 30, 2020
On December 21st, the Philadelphia 76ers partnered with Cooper University Health Care to surprise Center For Family Services with a holiday donation of new toys and games for children in Camden! Camden Promise Neighborhood staff put the tremendously generous donation right to use, working like Santa’s elves, organizing and distributing all the toys to kids and families in time for the holidays.   We are grateful to the Philadelphia 76ers for their generous contribution to our community, and...

Camden Promise Neighborhood Efforts During Pandemic Featured by Urban Institute

Posted on: December 10, 2020
We are excited to share that Camden Promise Neighborhood was recently featured by the Urban Institute for its work during the pandemic to engage and support our community. The article emphasizes Camden Promise Neighborhood’s dedication to community engagement and strengthening community trust, and includes interviews with several residents about the resilience of individuals and the community during this challenging time. Also featured are the familiar faces of CPN staff members Jenise Rolle,...

The 2019 Neighborhood Survey is Underway

Posted on: October 23, 2019
Members of our team are interested in knowing how residents are doing and how we can help. On Saturday, October 12th, members of the Camden Promise Neighborhood team began visiting the homes of residents and asking for feedback. They have knocked on over 600 doors and will continue to do so until Sunday, October 27th. Feedback from community residents is valuable and helps shape the community. Special thanks to all of the residents who have participated in the survey. We look forward to...

Aramark Building Community Day Makeover!

Posted on: September 24, 2019
More than 100 volunteers from Aramark volunteered their time and talents recently and gave us a fresh look! During their Aramark Building Community Day, volunteers revitalized area workspaces as well as outdoor grounds by painting, putting up new blinds, building new benches and installing community gardens. A big thank you is extended to the entire team for making a difference in our community by ensuring Camden residents have a safe place to grow and learn! 


Camden Promise Neighborhood Team

  • Camden Coalition 
  • Camden City School District
  • Camden County College
  • Camden County Police Department
  • Camden High School
  • Campbell Soup Company
  • Center For Family Services
  • City of Camden
  • Community Planning and Advocacy Council
  • Community Residents
  • Cooper Foundation
  • Cooper University Hospital
  • Cooper Medical School at Rowan University
  • Cooper Lanning Civic Association
  • Food Bank of South Jersey
  • Girls Inc.
  • Holman Automotive
  • Hopeworks
  • KIPP Cooper Norcross Lanning Square Primary  
  • KIPP Cooper Norcross Lanning Square Middle 
  • KIPP Cooper Norcross Whittier Middle 
  • Lanning Square West Residents in Action
  • Nicholson Foundation
  • Rowan University
  • Rutgers University - Camden
  • Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative
  • Subaru of America
  • United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern NJ
  • YMCA of Greater Philadelphia