CLC Supports Student Spring Break Trip to Cuba

The Rutgers-Camden Community Leadership Center was integral in supporting the latest student trip to Cuba over Spring Break, March 10-18, 2018.  25 students, combined between the School of Nursing and the Department of History, traveled throughout Havana and Pinar del Rio to learn about sustainable models in community and public health, historic preservation, and community … Continue reading CLC Supports Student Spring Break Trip to Cuba

Rutgers-Camden Scholarship Reception

On Tuesday, February 13, Rutgers Alfredo Santiago Scholars participated in the annual Rutgers-Camden Scholarship Reception to honor donors and student recipients of various scholarships.  The Alfredo Santiago Scholarship was established by Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago to provide financial support to LEAP alumni attending Rutgers who demonstrate academic excellence and commitment to their community.  LEAP alum and … Continue reading Rutgers-Camden Scholarship Reception

News and Links

U.S. News and World Report Puerto Rico is on its Own by Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, Ph.D. January 31, 2018 https://www.usnews.com/opinion/op-ed/articles/2018-01-31/puerto-rico-has-been-abandoned-by-the-us-government Huffington Post Puerto Rico is a Man-Made Disaster by Charles Venator Santiago, Ph.D. (CLC Symposium Guest Speaker) January 29, 2018 https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-venator-santiag-puerto-rico_us_5a6b6034e4b06e25326721c6 LEAP Academy University School Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago Presented Two Checks Totaling $16,077.65 to Honorable Sila … Continue reading News and Links

Is On Its Own

By Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, US News Opinion Contributor | Jan. 31, 2018 Earlier this month, the Federal Emergency Management Agency informed the Puerto Rican government that it might withhold Puerto Rico’s share of $4.9 billion in pre-approved disaster loans because Puerto Rico’s cash balances are too high. Indeed, FEMA is concluding its mission in Puerto Rico … Continue reading Is On Its Own