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  • PreK Graduation Ceremony The Early Learning Research Academy held its preschool graduation on June 17, 2016.One hundred and twenty students received their certificates, as parents and families cheered their success. Click photo for pictures of students
  •  Happy Earth Day
  • CLC Annual Report 2015 a 25th Anniversary Issue CLC Annual Report 2015 a 25th Anniversary Issue Click photo for highlight of CLC's 2015 programs and accomplishments.
  •  Rutgers-Camden in Cuba during Spring Break Rutgers-Camden in Cuba during Spring Break From March 11-18, 2016, 25 students, faculty, and alumni visited Cuba to learn about sustainable community development on the cusp of President Obama's historic trip. Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago shared her 30 years of experience and relationships with the group to expose and challenge participants to think about community development through a new lens. click photo to learn more
  •  2016 Women’s History Month Conference 2016 Women’s History Month Conference Kris Lindenmeyer, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, Ph.D., Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor, and Dr. Christine Ortiz, Dean for Graduate Education and Morris Cohen Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Click photo for more information and pictures of event.
  • Footage from annual Rutgers/LEAP Alfredo Santiago Endowed Scholarship Fundraising Gala: Enlightening Minds
  • Rutgers-Camden and LEAP Academy University Charter School students Won a National Social Justice Challenge Award Rutgers-Camden and LEAP Academy University Charter School students Won a National Social Justice Challenge Award A team of Rutgers-Camden and LEAP Academy University Charter School students won a national Social Justice Challenge award of $5,000, sponsored by the Rutgers-Newark School of Public Policy and Administration.
  • Reason TV documents LEAP's success!!! Reason TV documents LEAP's success!!! How a Great School is Breaking the Cycle of Poverty in America's Poorest City.
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June 21, 2016 | Educational Week
N.J. Charter School Helps Parents Go To College to Improve Their Involvement. By Sarah Tully Educational Week | Click here to read ful artice
Program sends parents back to school in Camden

By Monica Malpass Thursday, June 02, 2016 12:40AM CAMDEN, N.J. (WPVI) -- Twenty-four parents who have children at Leap Academy in Camden were given the chance to go back to school. They graduated Wednesday night from a special course offered by their children's charter school.


LEAP Academy University Charter School hosted Graduation of the First LEAP/Rowan Parent Universityfor Adult Learning
June 1, 2016 LEAP Academy University Charter School is adding a new dimension to its stellar record of making college accessible for inner-city high school students. It is helping their parents earn college degrees, too. Click here to read more

At charter school, a class of parents graduate
June 2, 2016 — by Emma Platoff, Philadelphia Inquier Staff Writer. Click here to read more



April 20, 2016
Votes for women: Forum links teens, female officials

Courier Post, April 20 CAMDEN - For Camden County Freeholder Susan Shin Angulo, it was a garbage truck in her Cherry Hill neighborhood that sparked her interest in government. For Washington Township Mayor Barbara Wallace, it was JFK's presidential campaign.... click here for full article

March 26, 2016
At Rutgers-Camden, women leaders reflect on what it took
. Philadelphia Inquirer news— New Jersey
by John N. McGuire, Staff Writer Click here for full story

Friday, March 25, 2016
An insight view of Cuba by Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, latest blog in Huffpost
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Monday, March 21, 2016
Local Student Returns Home From Cuba Rutgers University senior Gary Kopchinski just returned from Cuba. He says he'll share what he learned to promote urban farming in Camden.

Thursday December 3, 2015
A Forest for the Streets: Rutgers–Camden and LEAP Students Team Up to Grow Food Forest in Camden By Tom McLaughlin, Rutgers click here for full story

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