Category Archives: Neighborhood Profiles

Barbecue Builds Stronger Bond Between North Camden Residents

For most residents at Camden’s Northgate II development, there can never be too many community events during the summer. Until recently, it had been years since residents of Northgate II experienced a community barbecue for themselves – something that made

Barbecue Builds Stronger Bond Between North Camden Residents

For most residents at Camden’s Northgate II development, there can never be too many community events during the summer. Until recently, it had been years since residents of Northgate II experienced a community barbecue for themselves – something that made

Camden Resident: ‘Homeless not Helpless’

Peter Bowser has accepted his reality of living as a homeless individual in America’s most impoverish city, but he refuses to allow his situation of homelessness to put him in a state of helplessness. “I’m not on welfare. I’m not

Camden Resident: ‘Homeless not Helpless’

Peter Bowser has accepted his reality of living as a homeless individual in America’s most impoverish city, but he refuses to allow his situation of homelessness to put him in a state of helplessness. “I’m not on welfare. I’m not

Camden’s Tent City Residents Speak up About Moving Out

In Camden, New Jersey, the homeless community represent themselves as individuals separate from personalities, but together on a mission to find their ‘own place.’ “I don’t want to stay here for the rest of my life,” says Clinton Lewis, 35,

Camden’s Tent City Residents Speak up About Moving Out

In Camden, New Jersey, the homeless community represent themselves as individuals separate from personalities, but together on a mission to find their ‘own place.’ “I don’t want to stay here for the rest of my life,” says Clinton Lewis, 35,