9th Annual New Jersey Charter Schools Association Conference

On Tuesday, October 17, members of the Rutgers-Camden Community Leadership Center (CLC) and LEAP Academy University School attended the 9th Annual New Jersey Charter Schools Association Conference, celebrating 20 years of charter schools in the state.  Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, LEAP Founder and Chair of the Board of Trustees, Wanda Garcia, CLC Associate Director, Dr. Velmina … Read more of 9th Annual New Jersey Charter Schools Association Conference

Visit from Exelon Corporation Senior Executive

Joseph Dominguez, Executive Vice President for Governmental and Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy for Exelon Corporation, visited the Rutgers-Camden Community Leadership Center, Early Learning Research Academy, and LEAP Academy University School on Friday, October 13, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, to learn about the educational pipeline along Cooper Street and speak to juniors about … Read more of Visit from Exelon Corporation Senior Executive

Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago discusses the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago discusses the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and provides historical and political context to better understanding the real repercussions of this natural disaster on the lives of Puerto Ricans in the Island in an interview with KCBS radio.  She elaborates on the colonial status of the Island and how … Read more of Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago discusses the devastating impact of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

DREAMERS are Americans Just like you and I: DACA must become a Law

Huffpost 09/25/2017 12:20 pm ET   When our university and school community heard that President Trump planned to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), we sought reactions from those directly affected: Dreamers and their families. Many are disappointed and feel a sense of victimization. They are willing to fight back and ready to … Read more of DREAMERS are Americans Just like you and I: DACA must become a Law