• Rutgers/LEAP Health and Wellness Center Grand Opening Ceremony on Thursday, April 2, 2015
  • Monday, June 15, 2015. Click here to download invitation.
  • Student Service Learning Student Service Learning The CLC at Rutgers-Camden recognized the contributions of 145 Rutgers students who worked 2014-15 in service learning placements during a ceremony on March 26, 2015. Click photo for more information
  • Rutgers University-Camden Scholarship Recogntion Dinner Rutgers University-Camden Scholarship Recogntion Dinner A special recognition to LEAP alumni and recipients of the Alfredo Santiago Endowed Scholarship at the annual Scholarship Recognition Dinner at Rutgers University-Camden. A round of applause for our outstanding scholars!
  • CLC Annual Report 2014 CLC Annual Report 2014 Click photo for highlight of CLC's 2014 programs and accomplishments.
  • 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.
  • Comcast Newsmakers LEAP Comcast Newsmakers LEAP
  • 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
  • Rafael Román Meléndez Secretary of Education of Puerto Rico. Visits LEAP to learn about the LEAP model. To see pictures of his visit click the photo.












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

April 3, 2015 | New Rutgers/LEAP Health and Wellness Center to Deliver Health Care Services to Camden Families by Rutgers Camden News
The Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden and the LEAP Academy University Charter School opened a new school-based health center on April 2 that will serve as a primary care facility for approximately 1,000 LEAP students and their families. Click here for full Story

April 2, 2015 | A Camden, NJ Charter School Gets Its Own, In-House Health Center For Students and Parents
by  Mike Dougherty (CBS)
CAMDEN, N.J. — A school-based health and wellness center opened this morning at the Leap Academy University Charter School, in Camden, NJ. Click here for full story

April, 2 2015 | Camden health center to serve LEAP students
by Kim Mulford, Courier-Post. April 2, 2015
CAMDEN – A Camden charter school and the Rutgers University-Camden School of Nursing will open a school-based health center Thursday to serve students and their families.  Click here for full story.

February 13 | Op-Ed: Dollars Don’t Make Sense -- Time to Improve Charter School Funding.  New Jersey Spotlight News, Issues and Insight for New Jersey February 13, 2015

February 13 | Rutgers-Camden CLC Signature Series on Education Equity and Transformation of Schools. Click here for more information on this symposium

January 2 | Gloria Bonilla-Santiago featured in the South Jersey Magazine “Creating a Miracle on Cooper Street”. Click here for full article

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