racial equity

Disparities in criminal justice system discussed at virtual town hall

About 40 people attended a hearing held Thursday night by the Commission on Racial and Structural Equity that focused on disparities in the criminal...
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Fri, 11/13/2020 - 7:50am
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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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Nathaniel Rochester statue defaced

The statue of a pensive Nathaniel Rochester in Nathaniel Square Park in the South Wedge has been defaced. His hands have been painted blood-red, “SHAME”...
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Fri, 06/19/2020 - 7:06am
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Greece Central School District hosts community conversation around the N-word

In what is hoped will be the first in a series of community conversations related to equity, Greece Central School District hosted “The N-word Origins,...
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Mon, 02/03/2020 - 5:38pm
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Rochester celebrates National Day of Racial Healing

The city of Rochester celebrated the National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday at City Hall. City officials recognized the work of the Race, Equity, and...
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 5:39am
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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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Connections: Discussing Pete Buttigieg's "Douglass Plan"

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to combat systemic racial inequality. His "Douglass Plan," named after abolitionist...
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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 10:15am
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Connections: Discussing the diversity advantage

The Gandhi Institute is preparing to host a program about the "diversity advantage" — how society benefits when inclusion transforms into full equality....
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Tue, 01/22/2019 - 9:44am
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