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  • JumpStart read for the record JumpStart read for the record Rutgers students, faculty, staff and community members joined to support Jumpstart’s Read for the Record hosted by the Community Leadership Center Click the photo for more information and photos of the event
  • Rutgers Graduate Certificate Program in Community Development Rutgers Graduate Certificate Program in Community Development The Rutgers Graduate Certificate Program in Community Development was launched at the Centro for Puerto Rico in San Juan this week with an intensive seminar on Executive Leadership and Communications. Led by Professor Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, this first course addresses the important topics of leadership development, strategic planning and effective communications within the context of community development. Click the photo for more information
  • Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago with Hon. Rolando Ortiz Velázquez (Mayor, Municipality of Cayey), Hon. Juan Carlos García Padilla (Mayor, Municipality of Coamo), Hon. Jesús Gerardo Márquez (Mayor, Municipality of Luquillo) and Hon. Luis Javier Hernández (Mayor, Municipality of Villalba) signing Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in initiatives of mutual interest which benefit public education in CAYEY, COAMO, LUQUILLO, VILLALBA; strengthen existing projects, including Programa Futuro; and establish the foundation for engaging in collaborative efforts that can result in better academic outcomes for students and for the municipalities.
  • Fox 29 News Fox 29 News Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago on Fox 29 Morning News, as special guest discussing her recent published book entitled "The Miracle on Cooper Street" and the LEAP Academy pipeline model's success.
  • From Cradle to College: The LEAP Pipeline From Cradle to College: The LEAP Pipeline Footage from annual Rutgers/LEAP Alfredo Santiago Endowed Scholarship Fundraising Gala dating from 2013.
  • A Successful High School In A Troubled Town A Successful High School In A Troubled Town CBS Evening News In Camden, N.J., teenagers are more likely to get shot, arrested or pregnant than receive a high school diploma. But at Leap Academy, 100 percent of the class is graduating. Founder Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago credits the school's success to smaller class sizes, a clean, safe environment and longer days. Michelle Miller reports
     


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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.


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October 22 |  Rutgers students, faculty, staff and community members joined to support Jumpstart’s Read for the Record hosted by the Community Leadership Center. Through CLC’s work in early childhood development, Rutgers-Camden joined thousands of people all over the nation to read this year's book, “Bunny Cakes” (Rosemary Wells), to over TWO MILLION children.     Since 2008, Rutgers–Camden has partnered with Jumpstart and been a part of a network of 75 other universities and colleges to serve over 13,000 urban preschool students across the U.S. each year. Click here to see photos of the event

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September 5 | Common Wealth: Certificate Prepares Leaders in Puerto Rico to Solve Social and Economic Problems. Click here to read full article

 

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