Community Harvest Fest 2018

On Tuesday, October 30th, the Block Supporter Initiative hosted a Community Harvest Fest at the Community Garden at 3rd and Erie Streets, organized by Camden resident Jackie Santiago. Attended by over 150 people, Camden families painted pumpkins, enjoyed freshly made popcorn, and received goodie bags stocked with candy and games. “This was so cool!” said […]

328 State Street for Sale!

328 State Street FOR SALE! Interested buyers should contact Betsy Clifford, Executive Director of CLHI at (856) 342-8088 or  Corner, over-sized lot with 20-year young home with 3 bedroom and 1.5 baths. Brand new kitchen cabinets, counter-tops, and appliances including gas range, continuous wood-look vinyl plank (waterproof!) entire 1st floor living room, dining, and kitchen. […]

Decorative Board Up Brightens North Camden

On July 9th, CLHI and our partners – The Neighborhood Foundation and the Camden Community Development Association (CCDA) – kicked off this summer’s Decorative Board Up program! In its 5th year, the initiative is providing 3 local jobs, engaging community volunteers, and giving a makeover to about 75 abandoned houses in North Camden this summer. […]

PULSE Interns Bring Health Focus to North Camden

This summer, CLHI is proudly partnering with the Cooper Medical School at Rowan University‘s PULSE (Pre-Medical Urban Leadership Summer Enrichment) program to host two talented, enthusiastic interns – Priscilla Ahwin and Adam Perez! Priscilla and Adam are building capacity within our community initiatives while also crafting their own health-focused workshops, which will be offered for […]

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 her life to serving others, […]

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 who will keep our office […]

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 session with acclaimed mural artist […]

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 much pride in bringing the […]

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 “Picturing Camden” exhibit at the […]