Weekly Update for Week of 12/14/15

December 14, 2015

Congratulations to the winning team of last night's Annual Leadership Assembly Jeopardy competition!

Congratulations to the 2015 class of CCOP Organizing Academy graduates!

7th Annual MLK Day of Community Organizing

Monday, January 18th, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm at St Anthony of Padua Church

The Student Leaders of Von Neida Park Task Force will host their annual event for 6th, 7th and 8th graders to honor King's legacy of community organizing. Invite your children, grandchildren, students and neighbors to learn how to organize, then participate in a Peace March in remembrance of a great faith leader.

Third Annual CCOP Community Organizing Academy Launch

Tuesday, January 19th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm at UU Church in Cherry Hill

CCOP holds a series of monthly trainings every third Tuesday, from 6:30 - 8:30 pm, at different member congregations. Throughout the year, we will explore readings, principles and practices at the core of effective community organizing. Those who attend 75% of the curriculum will graduate with a certificate from the CCOP Organizing Academy. The next series will begin in January.

CCOP Fundraiser: Super Bowl Raffle

Sunday, February 7th, 2016 

Try your chances at winning $200 by entering CCOP's Super Bowl Raffle. Tickets can be purchased at the CCOP office or by calling 856-966-8869. They are available for $1, or three tickets for $2. Three cash prizes will be awarded (First place prize is $200, second place prize is $100, and third place prize is $50). You do not need to be present to win.

Need a Job?

In an effort to reduce poverty and unemployment in the city of Camden, our Contract for Camden seeks to create jobs for Camden residents, connect residents to existing employment opportunities and remove barriers to work. The following opportunities have been shared with CCOP and we ask that you help us get the word out to your congregations. 

Migali Industries, Inc.

Administrative Assistant

There are two positions availabie for immediate placement at $12/hr. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for inbound and outbound calls to customers and vendors, preparing reports and documents as requested, maintaining files and storage system, as well as other tasks. For more details about the opening, download the posting. Interested applicants should send their resume to



2770 Federal St, Camden, NJ 08105 ~ 856-966-8869 ~

CCOP is a non-partisan organization that does not endorse or oppose candidates. CCOP is an affiliate of the PICO National Network.