Two articles came out yesterday regarding a new report confirming the positive impact of grants provided by New Jersey's Economic Development Authority through the Grow New Jersey and Economic Redevelopment and Growth programs.Please take a minute to read the articles below, as well as the full report, which can be found here.
ROI-NJ; January 15, 2019
A new report prepared by Econsult Solutions Inc., and praised by former Gov. Jim Florio in the introduction, touts the positive impact of investments on social determinants of health in Camden.
ESI’s 44-page report, submitted to the Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors, highlights a number of changes to the city since 2006, including investments in public safety, education, neighborhood and physical environment, health and health care, and economic development. Read More
Courier-Post; January 15, 2019
A Philadelphia-based consulting firm specializing in economic development and public policy says progress in several key indicators of civic well-being is evident in Camden since 2011.
"Camden is seeing marked improvements in the economic, health, educational, and social wellbeing of its residents for the first time in half a century," concluded the report, titled "The Positive Impacts of in Investments in Camden, NJ, on Social Determinants of Health." Read More