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Youth

April 15, 2011
Program teaches future leaders to communicate
Program teaches future leaders to communicate

EMC photo by Mike Crupi

ROCHESTER – Miguel Vega didn’t expect to cross a "river" during a leadership workshop at the American Red Cross.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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March 29, 2011
Girls' rally sheds light on bullying
Girls' rally sheds light on bullying

ROCHESTER -- Latinas Unidas tackled the issue of bullying during its annual "Soy Única! Soy Latina!" rally for girls. 

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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December 16, 2010
Program helps girls explore science
Program helps girls explore science

ROCHESTER -- The small group of girls were split into teams of two to rotate between stations that would help them answer a pressing question on the minds of teenagers everywhere: Do video games improve reaction times?

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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November 18, 2010
Multiple support systems help students succeed

ROCHESTER -- Support in the community, at home and in school plays a pivotal role in the success of minority city students who graduate and go on to college, according to two research studies discussed during a symposium sponsored by the Rochester City School District.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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July 14, 2010
Mentor transformed life of former gang member

ROCHESTER -- Richard Santana walked onto the stage of the Rochester Museum & Science Center dressed in a long, black trench coat and baggy but well-pressed jeans, sporting a bandanna and sunglasses.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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July 14, 2010
Cayuga volunteers advocate for kids

Abused, neglected and at-risk children in Cayuga County recently gained five new advocates.

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By Jennifer Burke/EMC
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June 16, 2010
Scholarship recipients recognized

ROCHESTER -- Two students who were honored during the 15th-annual Ibero-American Action League gala and Hispanic Scholarship Recognition Awards event are on their way to Harvard University.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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June 16, 2010
Arts program allows students' creativity to shine
Arts program allows students' creativity to shine

ROCHESTER -- The four students bent over the various pieces of PVC tubing and used some muscle -- as well as strongly scented solvent -- to glue together their sculpture's "joints."

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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May 15, 2010
Students unveil mural on culture

ROCHESTER -- Students from the Puerto Rican Youth Development and Resource Center and the Rochester After-School Academy’s program at Edison Tech High School recently unveiled a mural they created.

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May 11, 2010
Road map offered to help kids get to college

ROCHESTER -- President Barack Obama set a challenge for the nation to lead the world in the number of college graduates by 2020. While acknowledging it won't solve Obama's challenge, Professor William Tierney from the University of Southern California offered a road map to help low-income students get to college.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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