Rutgers Alumna Founds The 1954 Equity Project as Ode to Brown vs. Board of Education

Wendy Osefo was still a doctoral student at Rutgers University-Camden in 2013 when she was tapped to oversee a $5 million federal education initiative.

As director of Family and Community Engagement, a D.C. Promise Neighborhood Initiative for the U.S. Department of Education, Osefo implemented best teaching practices that she was learning in her public affairs program at Rutgers.

It was a testament, she says, to the strength of the program’s curriculum. “It teaches you how to be effective in the real world,” she says. “I was implementing what I was learning – and it worked!”

Today Osefo is an award-winning researcher, sought-after political …read more

Source: Rutgers Today

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