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Tag Archives: structural racism

Report: Racism responsible for illness, short lives among Rochester African Americans (access required)

Black people in Rochester and the Finger Lakes Region are sicker and live shorter lives due to racial bias in housing, education, employment, criminal justice and other areas, a new report from Common Ground Health shows. “Structural racism is literally ...

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CCSI conference to address diversity, racial equity

Coordinated Care Services Inc. this week will collaborate with the Urban League of Rochester, N.Y. Inc. and Action for a Better Community Inc. on a two-day conference focused on diversity, racial equity and inclusion. “From Theory to Practice: The Individual, ...

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Urban League takes REJI under its wing (access required)

The Urban League of Rochester has been named the new steward and agency administrator for the Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI). The program will be combined with the Urban League’s antiracist educational initiatives under the Interrupt Racism name as ...

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