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CURE supports grad students to present research at the American Society of Criminology in San Francisco, California

CURE awarded travel grants to 2 Rutgers graduate students –

Kasey ReevesKasey Reeves, a second year graduate student in the Criminal Justice Master’s Program at Rutgers University in Camden. (Her interests include at-risk youth and police recruitment.)

and 

Madison NilsenMadison Nilsen, a second year graduate student in the Criminal Justice Master’s Program at Rutgers University in Camden. (She is interested in youth risk behavior and juvenile justice.)

The Criminal Justice students participated in the American Society of Criminology in San Francisco, California in November. They presented findings from the EPIC Camden study in a paper that they co-presented, entitled, “It’s just a free-for-all out here.” Contextualizing Adolescent Strategies to Acquire Alcohol. They have been a vital part of the research team (collecting data, etc) and co-authoring papers with CURE affiliated scholars Stacia Gilliard Matthews and Robin Stevens.

Join us for a screening of Do the Right Thing (1989) — Friday, December 19, 2014

CURE and the Digital Studies Center cordially invite you to attend the Screening and Discussion of:

do the right thingDo the Right Thing (1989)

Written and Directed by Spike Lee

Spike Lee’s third feature takes place on the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, when everyone’s hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

Discussant: Robert Emmons, Associate Director of the Digital Studies Center and documentary filmmaker.

Friday, December 19, 2014 12pm – 2pm
Faculty Lounge, 3rd floor Armitage Hall
Lunch will be served  Read more

Recording of Camden Citywide Housing Vacancy Data Release

Please visit http://bit.ly/1BabimK for a recording of this event

Next CURE seminar, Lori Minnite: Friday, December 12, 2014 @ 12:15pm

Please join us for our next seminar:

 “Does Concentration Worsen Poverty? The Philadelphia Case” 

LoriLori Minnite, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Public Policy and Administration
Rutgers University-Camden
Friday, December 12, 2014 12:15pm – 1:30pm
Faculty Lounge, 3rd floor Armitage Hall
Lunch will be served 

 Scholars of political incorporation understand that for African Americans, the foundation of advancement in electoral politics has been the concentration of black voters in jurisdictions where they could engage in mobilization campaigns and out-vote whites simply by virtue of their sheer numbers.  At the same time, scholars of urban poverty have argued that concentration or neighborhood effects negatively impact the life chances of residents of deprived neighborhoods over and above the effects of their individual characteristics. The question is how concentration effects can be good for politics but bad for the very people who need political representation the most, the urban poor.  I explore the problem using micro-data to examine shifting patterns of political participation and poverty for the City of Philadelphia since 1970. Read more

Camden Citywide Housing Vacancy Data Release – Monday, December 8, 11:30am

Camden Citywide Housing Vacancy Data Release

 

To register for the event, please visit: https://camlaw.rutgers.edu/apps/payment/register.php?event_id=69

For further information, or to obtain a parking permit, please contact Lisa Alston lisa.alston@rutgers.edu

Race, Poverty and Change Symposium Dec. 4-5, 2014

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