racial equity

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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Events this week to focus on racial healing

Mayor Lovely Warren is holding a series of events focusing on racial healing this week beginning with an event at City Hall on Tuesday. Project Let’s...
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Mon, 01/21/2019 - 11:54am
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