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In US urban decay, ex-drug dealer is glimmer of hope

Posted on 4/30/2014 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Amid the urban decay of Camden, New Jersey -- one of the poorest and most dangerous of US cities -- a former drug dealer who did prison time is pushing to give his community a new lease on life. This is the story of Anthony Dillard, one of LAEDA's most recent graduates of the Entrepreneurial Development Training Program!

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LAEDA On Comcast Newsmakers – Highlighting Dine-Around Fridays Events

Posted on 4/14/2014 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Jill Horner the host of Comcast Newsmakers interviews Raymond L. Lamboy, President & CEO of LAEDA on March 26, 2014 at Comcast’s Cherry Hill studios, featuring a conversation about LAEDA’s newest program – Dine-Around Fridays. Click on the link to watch the video.

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N.J. Lawmakers Launch Statewide Paid Sick-Leave Campaign

Posted on 4/9/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business & The Economy

With mandatory paid sick-leave policies recently put in place in New Jersey’s two largest cities, lawmakers and advocates are now calling for a statewide measure.

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From Puerto Rico, now welded to Camden

Posted on 4/2/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Ramon Gonzalez and his family own an ornamental iron works, R & M Ornamental Iron Designs, Inc., in the Cramer Hill section of Camden. He is a graduate of the Entrepreneurial Development Training Program and this is his story.

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