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Coalition develops fellowship to address local education (access required)

A local coalition of child and family advocates has developed the Rochester Education Fellowship, which will enable a leader to co-create and build a new, community-centered vision for bold, transformation change for Rochester’s public school systems. The coalition is looking ...

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Anti-poverty center of discussion here on funding re-authorization (access required)

A national anti-poverty expert spent time in Rochester this week, learning about the region’s efforts to move people from poverty to self-sufficiency. David Bradley, CEO of the National Community Action Foundation and author of the Community Services Block Grant, or ...

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Programs to reduce poverty get $1M in state funding (access required)

Three Rochester-area poverty-reduction programs will receive nearly $1 million in state funding through the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (ESPRI). “Through the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative, we are empowering communities to connect people with opportunities that help move them ...

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Head Start receives $7 million grant (access required)

Action for a Better Community’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs will receive a more than $7 million grant to continue providing child care and education to children, infants and pregnant women in Monroe County. The $7.1 million grant ...

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Action for a Better Community Inc. names Jerome Underwood president, CEO (access required)

Action for a Better Community Inc. has chosen a former board chairman as its next leader. Jerome Underwood, who most recently served as the Rochester City School District’s director of family initiatives, will succeed James Norman as president and CEO ...

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