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Partnerships provides Rochester students with theater experiences
Partnerships provides Rochester students with theater experiences Photo by Matthew Murphy
January 17, 2018

A collaboration between the city’s Recreation and Youth Services department and Rochester Broadway Theatre League hopes to get youths and their families moving and living healthier in anticipation of the upcoming production of “On Your Feet!”

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Immigrants, advocates rally in Washington for ‘clean’ DREAM Act
Immigrants, advocates rally in Washington for ‘clean’ DREAM Act
January 17, 2018

Irving Rodríguez, a 14-year-old a high-school student in Livingston County, did not have a chance to apply for legal protection under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program before President Donald Trump announced a phase out of the program Sept. 5.

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Local Catholics work to revive Cursillo among Hispanics
Local Catholics work to revive Cursillo among Hispanics
January 17, 2018

Growing up in New York City, Elizabeth Johnston experienced firsthand how significant a role the Cursillos de Cristianidad (Cursillo) movement played in the Hispanic community.

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Rochester agencies help Puerto Ricans overcome barriers to employment
Rochester agencies help Puerto Ricans overcome barriers to employment
January 16, 2018
Michelle Zayas worked as a dental assistant in Puerto Rico. Although she is not currently working in the dental field, the native of Gurabo said she is happy to have landed a full-time position at Hickey-Freeman in Rochester after arriving here three months ago to stay with family members.
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