Connected in Camden
CONNECTED IN CAMDEN — Local officials and members of the Camden Central School District and Connected Community Schools, cut the ribbon on a new site in the Camden High School, aimed to assist Camden district students and families. Connected Community Schools, a Rome-based organization which combines the efforts of nearly 100 community partners, to help find solutions to challenges facing communities, from housing to food insecurity to medical and dental issues and mental health, among other concerns. From left: Miranda Majewicz, operations manager of the new Camden Connected; state Sen. Joseph A. Griffo, R-47, Rome; Dr. Ravo Root, Camden superintendent of schools; Melissa Roys, executive director, Connected Community Schools; Jane Vail, executive director of CNY Health Home Network; and Danielle Martin, vice president of intergrated children’s services CNYHHN.
(Sentinel photo by John Clifford)
SIGN OF PARTNERSHIP — Melissa Roys, executive director of Connected Community Schools, and Dr. Ravo Root, Camden Central School District superintendent, hold up a Camden Connected sign for the high school, a tangible symbol of a new partnership geared towards helping Camden students and families, during a press conference and facility ribbon cutting ceremony at the school on Monday.
(Sentinel photos by John Clifford)
CHECKING IT OUT — State Sen. Joseph A. Griffo, R-47, Rome, and Camden Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ravo Root explore the newly opened Connected Community Schools distribution room at the Camden High School on Monday. As part of its efforts in Camden, Connected Community Schools seeks to help coordinate, streamline and deliver needed services to students and families so that students can succeed despite personal obstacles.