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April 17, 2018
Goya Foods makes 34,580-pound donation to Foodlink
Goya Foods makes 34,580-pound donation to Foodlink
Goya Foods donated 34,580 pounds of food to Foodlink last month as part of a national campaign to combat hunger.
 
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March 14, 2018
Ibero-American Action League honors ‘powerful voice for Hispanics’
Ibero-American Action League honors ‘powerful voice for Hispanics’

It may have been one of Rochester’s best-kept secrets throughout the last six months of planning.

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March 14, 2018
‘Rochester Reads’ series focuses on the immigrant experience
‘Rochester Reads’ series focuses on the immigrant experience

This spring, the “Rochester Reads” series from Writers & Books will focus on the story of an immigrant from Mexico who arrived in the United States illegally and went on to be the first in her family to graduate college and become a published author.

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February 14, 2018
First Hispanic ever delivers MLK address at University of Rochester
First Hispanic ever delivers MLK address at University of Rochester

Last month, Maria Hinojosa became the first Hispanic ever to deliver the University of Rochester’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address.

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February 14, 2018
Organization seeks ways to address disparities
Organization seeks ways to address disparities

As ACT Rochester officials prepared last summer to release a report showing persistent disparities in health, housing and educational achievement across racial and ethnic lines, local community organizations announced that 2018 would be a yearlong commemoration of the bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Douglass.

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January 17, 2018
Partnerships provides Rochester students with theater experiences
Partnerships provides Rochester students with theater experiences

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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January 17, 2018
Rochester program will help the homeless receive dignified burials
Rochester program will help the homeless receive dignified burials

A spirit of love and caring for others permeates the work of a new project undertaken by members of St. Joseph’s House of Hospitality and Dorothy Day House.

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January 17, 2018
Christmas Appeal funds help parishes meet needs in Rochester
Christmas Appeal funds help parishes meet needs in Rochester

Parishes and ministries provide food and gifts to thousands of city families at Christmastime with help from other local parishes as well as grants that are partially funded by the annual Catholic Courier/Catholic Charities Christmas Appeal.

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November 14, 2017
Ibero presents awards, notes work with children, families
Ibero presents awards, notes work with children, families
Dana Michaud said she thanks God every day for the support of three Ibero-American Action League employees who are assigned to East High School in Rochester.
 
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October 18, 2017
Graduates gather to celebrate program’s success

A group of 23 Latino professionals recently joined the more than 750 local Latinos who have graduated during the past 35 years from the Latino Leadership Development Program.

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