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Groups collaborate to fund remote learning internet issues (access required)

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The County of Monroe is teaming with ESL Federal Credit Union, Greater Rochester Health Foundation and Rochester Area Community Foundation on a solution to improve internet connectivity to help more students actively participate in their lessons throughout the school day. ...

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GRE accepting applications for Economic Gardening program (access required)

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Greater Rochester Enterprise Inc. is accepting applications for its expanded Economic Gardening program. The program is designed to accelerate business growth across the Greater Rochester region. Nearly 200 companies have participated in the program to date, creating 1,625 new jobs ...

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Community Foundation to honor nonprofit, three philanthropists (access required)

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Three local philanthropists and a teen organization will be honored Wednesday for their contributions to the Rochester community. The Rochester Area Community Foundation has honored local philanthropists who make a difference in the eight-county region for three decades. Wednesday’s 2020 ...

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Report: Rochester’s child poverty rate, disparities still high

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African American children are nearly four times more likely to experience child poverty than white chidlren, while Latino children are more than three times more likely, an updated report from ACT Rochester and the Rochester Area Community Foundation shows. “Hard ...

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Rochester to compete in civics award (access required)

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Rochester has been nominated for the National Civic League’s All-America City Award. The city is one of 20 nominees. The award shines a light on the work taking place in communities nationwide. Nominated communities have demonstrated a commitment to leveraging ...

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