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Youth

May 8, 2015
Girls find confidence, pride in being Latina
Girls find confidence, pride in being Latina

EMC photo by Jeff Witherow

Jailene Rivera called Latinas Unidas' ¡Soy Única! ¡Soy Latina! rally "the best thing ever."

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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March 18, 2015
Project keeps urban youths engaged in positive activities
Project keeps urban youths engaged in positive activities

Orlando Santiago missed so many days of school that he eventually got into trouble and ended up facing probation.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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June 19, 2014
Organization seeks key to curbing violence

Is the key to curbing violence treating it like a disease?

 

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May 14, 2014
Girls' rally features new venue
Girls' rally features new venue

More than 100 girls swarmed Nazareth College for the 12th-annual ¡Soy Unica! ¡Soy Latina! rally sponsored by Latinas Unidas.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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March 12, 2014
Schools bear down on bullying
Schools bear down on bullying

With numerous anti-bullying posters marking its halls, Holy Cross School in Rochester’s Charlotte neighborhood is out to make a clear statement.

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By Mike Latona/EMC
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December 18, 2013
Youths, young adults encouraged to lead
Youths, young adults encouraged to lead

To encourage youths and young adults to become leaders, they must feel like integral parts of their parish communities.

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November 13, 2013
Filmmaker encourages students to achieve their dreams
Filmmaker encourages students to achieve their dreams

Carlos Caraballo wishes every fellow student in the city could hear Ricardo Arnaiz's story of overcoming the odds to reach his dream of becoming an animation filmmaker.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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August 14, 2013
Youths spruce up city homes
Youths spruce up city homes

Martina Martínez said that she is grateful for the work that a group of youths from around the country did to rebuild her front porch and paint her kitchen in early July.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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July 17, 2013
East High School student named first Latina valedictorian and Miss Puerto Rico of Rochester

A Latina student was named Miss Puerto Rico of Rochester following her graduation as the first Latino to become valedictorian for East High School.

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June 12, 2013
Program gets city kids moving
Program gets city kids moving

The brightly colored sign, "Recreation on the Move," on the side of the city truck serves as a beacon for outdoor fun during spring, summer and fall.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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