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Faith in Prevention alumni organizations assess the community in unity

May 8, 2019
Participants discussing during community assessment planning meeting

By Whitney Buchmann

Food insecurity and access continues to be a hot topic among community groups seeking to improve the quality of life in Camden, where most of the approximately 80,000 residents rely on one of the over 25 corner stories for their primary source of groceries.


Strengthening capacity for delivering better care

April 11, 2019
Staff of Providence St. Joseph Health interact at training session with Camden Coalition staff

By Gayle Christiansen

Last fall, I traveled to Seattle with my colleagues Renee Murray and Jeneen Skinner to train over 60 caregivers from Providence St. Joseph Health in COACH, the Camden Coalition’s framework for building authentic healing relationships with patients and empowering them to take control of their health.


Using my life experiences to help others as a community health worker

April 11, 2019
Brian Thompson (center) with Camden Coalition care intervention program alum Charlie Vazquez and Consulting Attorney Jeremy Spiegel at the Putting Care at the Center 2018 conference

By Brian Thompson

At the Camden Coalition, we know that people who have complex needs have a deep understanding of their own goals and challenges. I’m a community health worker here, and I know that people with lived experience need to be listened to.


National Academies of Practice annual forum highlights Student Hotspotting program

April 10, 2019
A group of student hotspotters at a student hotspotting kickoff event

By Gladys Antelo

On March 8, I presented about the Camden Coalition’s Interprofessional Student Hotspotting Learning Collaborative at the National Academies of Practice annual forum in Pentagon City, VA.


I Walk Camden promotes health and togetherness in the Camden community

April 9, 2019
Photo collage of Camden residents participating in I Walk Camden event with Mayor Frank Moran

By Maritza Gomez

Last July on a Saturday morning, Camden Coalition staff members joined faith leaders from our Faith in Prevention program cohorts at I Walk Camden.