Homeless

Connections: Discussing the "perfect storm" threatening homeless youth in Rochester

There’s a “perfect storm” threatening young, homeless people, according to a member of Rochester City Council. Elaine Spaull has decided not to seek...
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Thu, 03/28/2019 - 10:32am
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Trillium Health receives ‘the largest grant award in its history’

Trillium Health, the Rochester-based organization that focuses on promoting health equity, has received a $20 million state grant to fund the...
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Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:35pm
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Connections: Fashion Week of Rochester 2018

Fashion Week of Rochester is back. Sponsored by the Center for Youth, the annual event celebrates national and local designers while raising awareness...
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Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:49am
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Connections: Discussing homeless shaming

A man captured in a viral video shaving while on a public train in New Jersey said he was trying to look "presentable" to his brother after spending...
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Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:35am
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Connections: What's next for former residents of the Hotel Cadillac?

The Hotel Cadillac has closed, but activists supporting former residents continue to protest how they say management company DHD Ventures handled the...
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Tue, 06/12/2018 - 1:08pm
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Connections: ROC Believers explore revitalization in Rochester's neighborhoods

Students from Genesee Community Charter School have teamed up with a local artist on a mural project to better understand Rochester’s neighborhoods. The...
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Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:44am
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House of Mercy celebrates new facility

It’s been exactly one year since staff at the House of Mercy packed their things and moved into a new facility just outside of downtown. The new house,...
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Fri, 05/11/2018 - 1:59am
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Connections: Challenges faced by homeless LGBTQ youth

Research shows that LGBTQ youth make up a disproportionally high percentage of the homeless population across the nation, putting them at risk for...
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Wed, 02/21/2018 - 9:12am
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Connections: What will be the future of the Cadillac Hotel?

What will be the future of the Cadillac Hotel? The historic building in downtown Rochester was acquired by developer DHD Ventures in October, but the...
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Mon, 02/05/2018 - 10:38am
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Trying to get a better handle on the local homeless population

About 150 volunteers spread out across the Rochester area Thursday night and during the day on Friday, looking for homeless people in what is called ...
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Fri, 01/26/2018 - 1:09am
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