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February 14, 2018
Land trust helps keep families in their homes
Land trust helps keep families in their homes

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One aspect of housing justice for city residents is to protect lower-income homeowners from foreclosures, which have a negative effect on neighborhoods, said Joe DiFiore, board president for the City Roots Community Land Trust.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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February 14, 2018
Literacy Volunteers of Rochester seeks tutors

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will host information sessions this month for individuals interested in becoming tutors or digital literacy navigators.

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February 6, 2018
Diocese of Rochester issues protocols to parishes due to flu outbreak

Due to the recent flu outbreak locally and across the country, the Diocese of Rochester has issued the following protocols to be observed for the celebration of Mass at all faith communities.

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January 17, 2018
Protesters support woman during immigration hearing
Protesters support woman during immigration hearing

More than 20 protesters seeking an end to the deportation of immigrants braved a fierce, cold wind last month to rally in front of the Buffalo Federal Detention Center in Batavia in support of a local woman.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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January 17, 2018
Rochester Police Department makes command staff changes

The Rochester Police Department has made changes in its command staff that went into effect this month.

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January 17, 2018
Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren eyes economic equality during second term

Rochester Mayor Lovey A. Warren was sworn in on New Year’s Day and pledged to bring economic equality to the city during her second term.

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January 8, 2018
Bishop Matano welcomes Puerto Ricans to Diocese of Rochester
Bishop Matano welcomes Puerto Ricans to Diocese of Rochester
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December 12, 2017
Affordable-housing complex proposed

A welcome center to provide information and resources to families who have left Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria will remain open until at least the end of December.

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December 12, 2017
Displaced Puerto Ricans continue to be helped in Rochester
A welcome center to provide information and resources to families who have left Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria will remain open until at least the end of December.
 
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December 12, 2017
Poverty, opioid crisis driving up homelessness in Rochester
Poverty, opioid crisis driving up homelessness in Rochester

Despite communitywide efforts to better meet the needs of the homeless, social-justice advocates and shelter directors say the number of people who lack housing is on the rise due in part to the city’s extreme poverty and the opioid crisis.

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