Leonard Brock

Rochester poverty czar Leonard Brock to step down

Leonard Brock, the executive director of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative, an ambitious effort to reduce poverty in the region that has been...
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Thu, 12/12/2019 - 3:13pm
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Finger Lakes poverty is driving early deaths, report finds

“We asked questions that no one else was asking,” Common Ground Health CEO Wade Norwood said of a report his organization released Monday. “Folks were...
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Tue, 11/19/2019 - 4:44am
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Adult mentorship program serves as model for service delivery

Since its inception, the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative has been plagued by misconceptions of what it does and what it's responsible for in...
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Wed, 02/06/2019 - 12:04am
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Anti-Poverty Initiative working group participants feel slighted

When the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative was announced, it promised to involve members of the community in the process toward reducing poverty....
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Tue, 02/05/2019 - 9:05am
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RMAPI director walks back initial poverty reduction promise

In January 2015, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of a new initiative that vowed to reduce poverty by 50 percent in 15 years, but four...
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Mon, 02/04/2019 - 10:48am
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