• CLC Bulletin Fall 2016 CLC Bulletin Fall 2016
  • http://clc.camden.rutgers.edu/Cuba_Conference_2016.html
  •  Fundraising Gala Rutgers University Alfredo Santiago Endowed Scholarship Fundraising Gala Friday, December 2, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
  • The Rutgers-Camden Executive Masters in Public Administration in Puerto Rico began with 24 students. Dr. Santiago taught the Leadership and Communication Skills. The students had the opportunity to assess their own leadership styles and behaviors, as well as their communication skills. They gained knowledge through reading, lecture, discussion, simulation, and assessment instruments.. Click photo for pictures of students
  • 2016 Graduating Class of the Rutgers Graduate Certificate Program in Community Development-Puerto Rico 24 professionals and leaders who are graduating from the graduate program in community development of Rutgers in Puerto Rico. The Graduate program in community development will start his master's degree in public administration this month of August. Click photo to see pictures of the event.
  •  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
  • Footage from annual Rutgers/LEAP Alfredo Santiago Endowed Scholarship Fundraising Gala: Enlightening Minds
  • 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.



The CLC is a grant-funded service and research center located at the Camden campus of Rutgers University. Since 1990, the Center has helped revitalize urban communities through education, leadership and community development.

News and Events

September 2, 2016 | New Jersey Monthly Magazine
LEAP Academy is being highlighted in the New Jersey Monthly Magazine as one of 4 Inspiring Urban Success Stories, By Leslie Garisto Pfaff Click here to read full story

June 21, 2016 | Educational Week
N.J. Charter School Helps Parents Go To College to Improve Their Involvement. By Sarah Tully Educational Week
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Program sends parents back to school in Camden

June 02, 2016- By Monica Malpass 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.

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

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