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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...

Joe Prude speaks at an online news conference Feb. 4, 2021 about introduction of Daniel’s Law, named after his brother. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group from Zoom video conference

Daniel’s Law Would Send a Mental Health Responder to a Person in Crisis 

By: Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Under a proposed state law championed by the Rochester delegation, a mental health...

DeAnna R. Burt-Nanna, Ph.D., MCC’s 6th President

DeAnna Burt-Nanna Appointed as MCC’s First President of Color

By Tyronda James tyrondajames@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) An experienced educator, administrator, and advocate...

Henry Padrón Morales

Why Aren’t We a More United Community?

By: Henry Padron Morales (Versión en español disponible.) I look forward to the upcoming series in La Voz/Minority Reporter which will...

Photo credit: Maria Mercedes Nicolay

Las Navidades y COVID, ¿cómo se van a celebrar las fiestas navideñas?

Por Marisol Galarza-Ruiz (English version available.) Este año, a diferencia de años anteriores, no van a haber grandes reuniones de...

Aqua Porter

Meet the new executive director of Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative

Patti Singer pattisinger@miniorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) Aqua Porter figures things out. As a Black woman...

Anthony Jordan Health Center

Numbers Show Why Jordan Health Needed to be COVID-19 Test Site

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net (Versión en español disponible.) Health Center marked the six-month anniversary of its...

Levi Guzman@homeshool

Lifespan Seeks Nominations for Second Half Heroes

Lifespan, an agency that helps older adults and their caregivers, each year honors five Second Half Heroes, people age 65 and older who...

Forum Looks at Mass Incarceration in Communities of Color

Advocates for social justice and civil liberties, religious leaders and members of law enforcement and the judicial system are part of a...

‘PLAY BALL!’ DAMN YANKEES AT THE KODAK CENTER

‘PLAY BALL!’ DAMN YANKEES AT THE KODAK CENTER The Tony Award winning musical on stage March 2018 Rochester, N.Y. – Premier Theatre...