Day of Community Organizing Jan. 20


The Student Leaders of Von Nieda Park Task Force, a group of sixth-eighth grade students from St. Anthony of Padua School, Camden, invites Camden County students (grades 6-10 and parents as well) to the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Community Organizing on Monday, Jan. 20.
The day will run from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and will include student-run icebreakers, an MLK original rap and presentation, a step-by step lesson on organizing, a walking tour of organizing wins, lunch and concurrent afternoon research meetings with officials.
Mayor Dana Redd, Chief of Camden Police Scott Thomson, and City Councilman Luis Lopez will attend.
It will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Church Hall at 2818 River Road in Camden. Register by calling Kristen Nalen, 856-701-0604, or emailing before Jan. 18. Attendance is limited to 80 people. For more information call Father Jud Weiksnar, OFM, 856-745-6118.