Shedding Light: Working Streetlights Mean a Safer City

CAMDEN, NJ – A project that examined about 250 streetlights and replaced about 100 of them in the Whitman Park neighborhood will be implemented citywide.

"Streets and neighborhoods that are dimly lit become a haven for crime and are often perceived as unsafe," Mayor Victor Carstarphen said at a Thursday press conference. "I feel like Camden residents deserve better. And therefore, this [streetlight project] is and will remain a top priority."

The streetlight project will have multiple benefits, according to Camden County Police Department Deputy Chief Janell Simpson, a city native.

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Partners in Philanthropy 2024: Announcing this year’s 25 honorees

This year the Business Journal is recognizing 25 partnerships for their philanthropic work across Greater Philadelphia. Visit the site for the full article here or click here .

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Booker visits Hopeworks in Camden to deliver a career talk to young adults 

Last week, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker visited Hopeworks, a nonprofit and social enterprise that propels young adults ages 17 to 27 into long-term living wage careers from its headquarters in Camden. During the visit, Booker (D-N.J.) toured the facility, engaged in a dynamic career talk with young adults and greeted board members and corporate partners of […]

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Caring in Camden: Our hometown 

We have called Camden, New Jersey home since 1869.  It’s why we’ve proudly partnered for years with incredible organizations that provide essential services to Camden residents. In addition to making monetary donations, we’re committed to volunteering and finding ways for employees to make meaningful improvements in the community. Read the full article here.

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808 Market St.,
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 365-4673
Hopeworks is a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit organization, EIN: 31-1660671.
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