Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative

RMAPI looks for systemic change in the wake of Daniel Prude's death

The death earlier this year of Daniel Prude after he was pinned to the ground by police on Jefferson Avenue in Rochester has brought an outcry from many...
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Mon, 09/14/2020 - 7:25am
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Survey details concerns of vulnerable populations during pandemic

The Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative has released its first results of a survey looking at what the area's most vulnerable populations are...
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Thu, 04/16/2020 - 1:49pm
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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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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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