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RBJ committed to expanding DEI coverage (access required)

The Rochester Business Journal started hosting the annual Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit in 2019 to educate business leaders on the importance of adopting diverse practices and creating a diverse company culture. This year’s event, held March 15, drew more ...

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Paratransit community now has greater voice in RTS operations (access required)

Regional transit authorities provide a variety of critical services, including buses, bikeshares and paratransit. The legislation gives a voice to riders who permanently rely on the services, and is meant to improve governance within each organization.

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City to host inaugural Upstate MWBE conference (access required)

MWBE is a federal program administered by state and local governments to help minority and women business owners overcome racial and structural barriers to securing government contracts for goods and services.

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Mental health in the Black community addressed at free educational sessions (access required)

Mental health experts, faith leaders, parents, community leaders and stakeholders are among the participants in free educational sessions presented this month as part of the We Are Each Other’s Medicine series.   Topic addressed at the sessions – most of ...

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RIT kicks off first Disability Leadership Scholars program  (access required)

A group of first-year Rochester Institute of Technology students have been selected to become the university’s first Disability Leadership Scholars to advocate and educate about disabilities.  The Disability Leadership Scholars program was launched with support from Microsoft to celebrate and ...

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