Features

June 12, 2018
Local refugees and displaced individuals share their stories
Local refugees and displaced individuals share their stories

As members of the body of Christ, St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish’s peace-and-justice committee members wanted to put their beliefs into action.

Read More
June 12, 2018
Service trips, fundraisers aid ailing Puerto Rico
Service trips, fundraisers aid ailing Puerto Rico

The local response to Hurricane Maria’s effect on Puerto Rico goes beyond helping resettle thousands of displaced families in Rochester.

Read More
May 15, 2018
‘Poor People’s Campaign’ supports those in poverty
‘Poor People’s Campaign’ supports those in poverty
Mother’s Day served as the launch for a new “Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival” in support of the millions of people who still live in poverty five decades after Martin Luther King Jr. created the movement.
 
Read More
May 15, 2018
Hispanic student scholars to be honored during Ibero gala
Hispanic student scholars to be honored during Ibero gala

 Ismael Cortes hopes to be a filmmaker.

Read More
May 15, 2018
Event celebrates resiliency of resettled Puerto Rican families

Olegario Carrillo Ramos said he felt like he was in his second home during an event to celebrate the resiliency of families from Puerto Rico who have resettled in Rochester following Hurricane Maria.

Read More
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.
 
Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
More Results:
Copyright © 2018, Rochester Catholic Press Association, Inc.
Full Version