Civic Engagement

August 14, 2018
Rochester school board candidates share views, priorities
Three candidates are running for two seats in the Democratic primary Sept. 13 for the Rochester City School District Board of Education. Beatriz LeBron and Melanie Funchess were appointed earlier this year and are running to retain their seats. Judith Davis, who is an ordained minister, is the third challenger.
 
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August 14, 2018
Advocates call for a new police accountability board
Advocates call for a new police accountability board

Members of the Police Accountability Board Alliance have called on the Rochester City Council to establish an independent civilian review process by the end of this year to resolve cases of alleged police misconduct.

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August 14, 2018
NYCLU creates police department data resource

The New York Civil Liberties Union has launched an online resource to house internal policies and data from police departments across New York.

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August 14, 2018
Group seeks to boost Latino representation in public-safety careers
Group seeks to boost Latino representation in public-safety careers

My name is Hector Sotomayor, I am a sergeant with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, a city pastor, a veteran of the United States Marines, chairman of the Warriors of Freedom Memorial of Monroe County and, most importantly, a husband and father of two. I came to the Rochester area from Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico, in 1992. I joined the U.S. Marines upon graduating high school.

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August 14, 2018
Three attorneys vie for one seat on Rochester City Court

Three local attorneys are running in the Democratic primary to be held Sept. 13 for an open seat on Rochester City Court.

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August 14, 2018
Rochester organization names Hispanic business person of the year

The Rochester Hispanic Business Association has named Arline Santiago as the 2018 Hispanic Business Person of the Year.

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