diversity

Connections: Previewing the 2019 Clarissa Street Reunion

The Clarissa Street Reunion is the largest independently organized African American festival in Rochester. The annual event is set for Saturday, and...
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Tue, 08/13/2019 - 10:36am
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Connections: Previewing the 2019 Gateways Music Festival

The Gateways Music Festival is back. The six-day festival that celebrates and supports classical musicians of African descent kicks off on Tuesday in...
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Mon, 08/05/2019 - 10:28am
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Connections: Discussing inclusion and diversity in children's media

During the season premiere of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur,” Arthur’s teacher, Mr. Ratburn, got married. The episode, “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone...
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Thu, 06/27/2019 - 11:48am
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UR hires first VP for equity and inclusion

The University of Rochester has hired a vice president who will have a focus on equity and inclusion to address what the interim president calls the...
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Tue, 06/04/2019 - 7:37am
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Connections: How the Irondequoit Police Department is working to improve diversity within its ranks

The Irondequoit Police Department is working to improve the diversity within its ranks. We discuss the department's efforts and how having more officers...
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Wed, 05/08/2019 - 11:49am
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Connections: Pittsford graduates of color share their experiences in the district

The Pittsford Central School District is dealing with multiple issues and incidents pertaining to race, as covered recently by WXXI News. Superintendent...
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Wed, 05/01/2019 - 11:07am
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Pittsford Central School District defends response to botched Black History Month project

The Pittsford Central School District is defending its handling of a Black History Month project that went wrong. WXXI News reached out to the district...
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Fri, 04/26/2019 - 6:08am
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Connections: Discussing diversity and inclusion in the preservation movement

When historic buildings and spaces are successfully preserved, they help tell the stories of the communities that used and cared about them. But what...
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Wed, 04/24/2019 - 10:44am
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Connections: Discussing the book, “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?"

Keuka College is preparing to welcome Beverly Tatum , author of “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” Here’s how the college...
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Mon, 04/22/2019 - 10:20am
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Connections: How to address racial disparities in STEM majors and professions

A group of graduate students at the University of Rochester is leading an initiative that encourages more people of color to pursue STEM-related majors...
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Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:11am
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