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Connections: Discussing the success and outcomes of the Bridges to Success adult mentoring program

Representatives from the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative say the project’s adult mentoring programs are showing signs of success. The Democrat...
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Fri, 02/14/2020 - 9:23am
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Anti-poverty advocates announce policy agenda

The Rochester Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative , (RMAPI) is out with its policy agenda for this year, calling for actions that organization hopes can help...
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Thu, 01/30/2020 - 12:42pm
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NY Attorney General launches online resource to counter housing discrimination

The New York Attorney General has announced a new statewide initiative against housing discrimination. Attorney General Letitia James launched an online...
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 11:07am
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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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Three Rochester non-profits awarded state funding for homelessness services

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced supportive housing and homeless shelter funding recently. Three organizations in Monroe County have been awarded a total...
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Wed, 11/27/2019 - 1:07am
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Connections: ROC the Future's 2019 report card

ROC the Future has released its annual "State of Our Children" report card, which tracks key measures of wellbeing of children and youth in the...
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Tue, 11/26/2019 - 9:39am
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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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Connections: Rev. Angela Sims, the new president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School

We sit down with the new president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Rev. Angela Sims . Sims is the institution’s first female president, and...
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Wed, 10/02/2019 - 10:46am
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Connections: Discussing grassroots efforts to address poverty and strengthen neighborhoods

When discussing efforts to address poverty or strengthen neighborhoods in Rochester, we often hear about heavily funded programs. But, there are a...
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Wed, 09/04/2019 - 10:35am
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Connections: Discussing the impact of an overhaul of the SNAP program

The Trump administration is planning to overhaul the food stamps program, known as SNAP. Republicans point to several high-profile fraud cases, despite...
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Thu, 08/29/2019 - 9:06am
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