These are the stories of Camden residents.teachers.clergy.workers.mothers.communities.fathers.nurses.organizers.champions.students.tenants.families.

Camden’s residents are rarely portrayed in the media in the same way they see themselves and their communities. Much in the way that true journalism must always come from the heart of a story, the story of any city is always within the heart of its people. Those close enough to Camden know that what truly defines the city is an unshakable, unmistakable, “invincible” spirit — and that is the story that needs to be told. Click here to learn more.

The Latest:

Stories Invincible: Playing to win the game of financial literacy

By Reet Starwind | Center for Cooperative Media | Jan. 25, 2023

Jamaal Na’im and his project, “Operation: Combat Financial Illiteracy,” are addressing information gaps in Camden by equipping natives with knowledge about money management.

Stories Invincible: Food Insecurity in Camden City, Part I

By Matt Skoufalos | NJ Pen | Jan. 19, 2023

NJ Pen explores the circumstances underlying food insecurity in Camden City, stopgaps, and emerging policy solutions.

Meet the 2022 Stories Invincible reporting fellows

Each fellowship will feature engaged reporting and community gatherings in Camden, NJ. The fellows represent Camden’s past, present, and future in an eclectic blend of students, organizers, instructors, and local business owners.

Stories Invincible applications are now CLOSED

Deadline for submissions is Aug. 18, 2022.

Watch the video of our launch event

We kicked off the project at Nuanced Café on July 14, 2022.


Stories Invincible is a collaborative project focused on telling restorative, untold stories about the City of Camden and its people.
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