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Marisol Ramos-López, Rochester Recreation and Youth Services Department Commissioner

Marisol Ramos-López, City Rec Commissioner, Named Grand Marshal of 2017 Puerto Rican Festival Parade

By Staff –   Marisol Ramos-López, commissioner of Rochester’s Recreation and Youth Services Department, was designated...

Child Care Council received the Project of the Year award at the recent NAFCC conference in Alabama. Pictured (from left to right): Hector Santiago; Council CEO Barbara-Ann Mattle; Linda Schumacher, NAFCC accreditation council chair; provider Carmen Gonzalez; Lynne Fisher; Ed Maier; and provider Juanita Sanchez.

Child Care Council Receives NAFCC Award for Increasing Number of Latino Providers

By Staff –   The National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) has recently presented its Accreditation Facilitation...

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Rochester Public Market Celebrates Latino Night

By Edy Toribio Rosenfeld –   Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta –  As the sun went down and the moon...

(Photo: Sheila Sepulveda)

Deep-Rooted Bilingual Church in Rochester Transitions Leadership

By Raquel Serrano –   Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta –  After 38 years of service to the Greater...

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U.S. House Passes Republican Healthcare Bill

By Staff –   The American Healthcare Act, largely supported by both President Donald Trump and Republicans, narrowly won passage...

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Rochester Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative Launches Door-to-Door Push for Enrollment in New Programs

By Staff   The Rochester Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative will begin a door-to-door push to enroll city residents in its new Bridges to...

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Sonia Sotomayor: ‘I’m The Product Of Affirmative Action’

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor knows what it’s like to overcome inequality. She spoke about societal barriers, Latino identity,...

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The Hispanic Community and Donald Trump: Tell Us How You Really Feel

According to a Pew Research Center survey of Hispanic adults in the U.S. taken before Donald Trump’s inauguration, the population is...

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‘Day Without Immigrants’ Protests Picking up Momentum Across the Nation

Citizens in the U.S. are getting a look at what life would be like without immigrants, as businesses shut down and immigrants refrain from...

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Cuomo Launches Hotline for Immigrants Affected by Trump Ban; State AG Also Offers Assistance

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the launch of a confidential, toll-free hotline for New Yorkers, in an effort to help...