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International Plaza

International Plaza to Open for the Season Thursday

   Staff reports (Versión en español disponible.) The City of Rochester and Ibero-American Development Corporation announce the...

Mayor Lovely A. Warren unveils chapter three of the 2021 State of the City, discussing jobs for city families and the local economy as part of the Equity and Recovery Agenda. Photo screenshot of YouTube video.

Jobs, Minority-Owned Business Highlighted in Mayor’s Third State of the City Episode

by Tyronda James tyrondajames@minorityreporter.net Recently, Mayor Lovely A. Warren released chapter three of the 2021 State of the City,...

Dr. Michael Mendoza, commissioner of the Monroe County Department of Public Health/ Minority Reporter Media Group

Monroe County Adjusts to Pause in Use of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net News that six women who received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine reported severe...

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Monroe County Parks Department Seeks Seasonal Workers

    Staff report Monroe County is hiring for seasonal positions in the Department of Parks. A job fair is scheduled from 11 a.m....

RACE

RASE Commission Report: No More Excuses, It’s Time for Action

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) Racism is embedded in Monroe County, existing across...

Aqua Porter, executive director of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. File photo

Posting Data on Vaccinations Available to Minorities is Matter of Trust

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) Just how many Blacks and Latinos are being vaccinated...

Daniele Lyman-Torres, commissioner of the city’s Department of Recreation and Human Services, said there is more to equity than putting a vaccine site in the city. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

Location of Vaccine Site Doesn’t Guarantee Equity

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) Putting a COVID-19 vaccine site in an otherwise...

A year after

After a Year in a Pandemic, Here’s What’s Happening in Rochester

(Versión en español disponible.) Although the Empire State was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re starting to see the light at...

UCLM conference with (left to right), Rodolfo (Rudy) Rivera, Pastor Wanda Wilson and Alex White. Photo by Tyronda James/Minority Reporter Media Group

Local Group Says Incidents With RPD Have Gone On Far Too Long

By Tyronda James tyrondajames@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) Pastor Wanda Wilson of Open Arms Christian Fellowship...

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Latino Elders Benefit from Uniting and Healing Through Hope Event

By Tracie Issac During this era of COVID, food insecurities and blankets topped the list of calls for help from shelters and organizations...