Racial Disparities

Urban League of Rochester kicks off Interrupt Racism Summit

More than 450 people attended the first day of Rochester’s Interrupt Racism Summit on Tuesday. The two-day virtual summit sponsored by The Urban League...
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Tue, 10/20/2020 - 8:51pm
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Panelists call for change during discussion on racial disparities in Rochester

Racial disparities in Rochester, which have been highlighted by issues surrounding the death of Daniel Prude, was the topic of a live forum broadcast on...
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Thu, 10/01/2020 - 6:40pm
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MCC looks to strengthen mental health support for diverse students

A conference at Monroe Community College on Friday has the goal of trying to strengthen mental health support for a diverse student population. College...
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Thu, 10/01/2020 - 12:38pm
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Data shows African Americans, Latinos continue to be underserved in Rochester region

ACT Rochester and the Rochester Area Community Foundation released a report on Thursday detailing racial and ethnic disparities in the nine-county...
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Thu, 08/20/2020 - 2:19pm
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Connections: Discussing racism as a public health crisis

We’re joined by members of the Greater Rochester Black Agenda Group. Late last month, they issued a proclamation declaring racism a public health crisis...
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Wed, 06/10/2020 - 10:19am
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Connections: Discussing how the digital divide is affecting local students during the pandemic

When schools closed in March and teachers and students were pushed to online learning settings, the transition proved difficult for students who lack...
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 10:21am
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Connections: How climate change affects the health of at-risk communities

The Rochester Regional Group of the Sierra Club has postponed its Earth Day Environmental Forum, but its members are pushing forward with their work. We...
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Thu, 04/16/2020 - 10:16am
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On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, poll says New Yorkers see much room for improvement in race relations

As New Yorkers commemorate the birthday of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., only a third of them say race relations are positive across...
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Mon, 01/20/2020 - 10:14am
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Rochester company looks to reduce racial bias in medicine

A Rochester startup is looking to solve a medical problem with a global scope. VisualDx is building a database of what diseases look like on all skin...
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Mon, 09/10/2018 - 1:41am
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