May 9, 2018

Pino Wins a Russ Berrie Making a Difference Award

“There is no greater life than knowing you helped a fellow human being.” – Russell Berrie, 1933-2002 On Friday, May 4th, surrounded by his family and friends, Benigno (Pino) Rodriguez – the Founder and Director of the Camden Block Supporter Initiative – accepted a Russ Berrie Making a Difference Award from […]
May 3, 2018

Welcome, Danielle and Nancy!

Camden Lutheran Housing, Inc. is excited to welcome two new talented staff members to our team! Danielle Jimoh is our new Office Administrator! You’ll see her smiling face when you come into our office at 800 Galindez Court. A North Camden native who has dedicated the past 20 years of […]
March 16, 2018

Hiring: Office Administrator

Job Title Office Administrator Full-Time position with benefits Reports to Executive Director Works Closely with Director of Finance, Staff Attorney, Property Management/Maintenance Staff Summary of Position CLHI is looking for a highly skilled and reliable Office Administrator to join our team! This position requires a friendly and highly organized individual […]
January 17, 2018

North Camden: Better Together

On Monday, January 15th (Martin Luther King Day), we kicked off a collaborative “Better Together” project with the North Camden community and students/faculty at Rutgers-Camden. The event brought over 20 residents and 20 students together (so much energy in the room!) for bus tours of each others’ communities and a visioning […]
December 11, 2017

Block Supporters Celebrate the Holidays

North Camden is bursting with holiday cheer thanks to hundreds of decorative bows (on street trees and window boxes) and dozens of glistening candy canes on telephone poles – all handmade by residents through the Block Supporter Initiative! The team of staff and volunteers who created these decorations felt so […]
November 17, 2017

Community Mural Art to Brighten North Camden

Through a partnership with Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts, the Block Supporter Initiative‘s staff and volunteers are working with mural artist Cesar Viveros to design, create, and install mural art in North Camden this fall and winter! This project is part of a hands-on community-based program associated with the current […]
November 2, 2017

“We Recycle with Pride” in North Camden

This fall, the Block Supporter Initiative will kick-off a recycling campaign called “We Recycle with Pride,” geared toward increasing resident and corner store recycling in North Camden. The project is made possible through a partnership with the Camden Collaborative Initiative and the Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority. In addition to […]
October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween, North Camden!

Happy Halloween from your friends at Camden Lutheran Housing, Inc. and the Block Supporter Initiative! Last Saturday, October 28th, our staff worked an amazing community block event organized by Block Supporter and North Camden resident Jackie Santiago on the 300 block of Byron Street. With over 40 residents in attendance, […]
October 24, 2017

Billboards “Change the Message!” in North Camden

In North Camden, six neighborhood billboards are changing the message – promoting positive messages, events, and resources for the community! Tired of seeing negative ads for funeral homes, cheap divorce, and alcohol on North Camden’s billboards, CLHI Executive Director Betsy Clifford started “Change the Message” in January of 2017. “I thought, […]