Maria Heidkamp participated in NJTV's In Your Neighborhood: Camden Community Forum on Working in Camden: Jobs, Opportunities and Challenges. She described the Heldrich Center's statewide New Start Career Network program to provide free assistance to older, long-term unemployed job seekers. She also discussed the challenge of raising awareness with employers to encourage them to not overlook these experienced job seekers, many of whom are highly skilled and educated.
Also on the panel were:
- Jon Whiten, Vice President, New Jersey Policy Perspective
- Raymond Lamboy, President & CEO, LAEDA
- Willem Schrieks, Web Intern and Camden resident
- Jonathan Young, Camden County Freeholder
NJTV news correspondent Briana Vannozzi was the host.