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September 18, 2019
City of Rochester events celebrate Hispanic heritage
City of Rochester events celebrate Hispanic heritage

EMC photo by Jeff Witherow

The City of Rochester is partnering with area organizations to celebrate the positive influence that local Latinos have on the community.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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August 14, 2019
SUNY Geneseo students participate in service trips to Puerto Rico
SUNY Geneseo students participate in service trips to Puerto Rico

SUNY Geneseo is once again partnering with Livingston CARES, a nonprofit humanitarian organization, in planning a service trip to Puerto Rico for its students and faculty.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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August 13, 2019
El Mensajero reporter demonstrates sancocho recipe
El Mensajero reporter demonstrates sancocho recipe

In anticipation of the upcoming fall season, El Mensajero Católico Staff Writer Ketsia Rodríguez created a video demonstrating The Noshery’s recipe for sancocho with a side of tostones*.

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July 16, 2019
Recipes add flavor to Puerto Rico holiday celebration
Recipes add flavor to Puerto Rico holiday celebration

On the third Monday of July, Puerto Ricans celebrate the birthday of Luis Muñoz Rivera, a prominent journalist, poet and politician who advocated for the island’s independence from Spain and later from the United States. 

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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June 11, 2019
Ibero to recognize 92 students for their academic achievements
Ibero to recognize 92 students for their academic achievements

Rochester’s Ibero-American Action League is set to recognize 92 local Hispanic students for their academic achievements later this month.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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June 11, 2019
Rochester Puerto Rican Festival celebrates 50th anniversary
Rochester Puerto Rican Festival celebrates 50th anniversary

The longest-running cultural festival in Monroe County is celebrating its golden anniversary this year.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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May 15, 2019
Community gathers to discuss responses to modern-day racism
Community gathers to discuss responses to modern-day racism

Why is racism such a difficult and taboo subject?

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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April 16, 2019
Geva Theatre production features predominantly Hispanic cast
Geva Theatre production features predominantly Hispanic cast

For the first time in its history, Geva Theatre is producing a show that not only was penned by a Latina playwright, but also features a predominantly Hispanic cast.

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By Ketsia Rodríguez/EMC
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December 11, 2018
Rochester Homeless Union forms to campaign against sanctions
Rochester Homeless Union forms to campaign against sanctions
Patrick Braswell was homeless for several weeks last year.
 
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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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December 11, 2018
Rochester project connects homeless with services
Rochester project connects homeless with services

More than 1,000 homeless residents received access to services under one roof earlier this fall.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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