Expanding access to graduate programs

A St. John Fisher College program offers employees at partner organizations a 20 percent tuition discount on a range of masters and doctoral programs.

Poverty is killing us

Financial stress drives health inequities that undermine wellness and increase early mortality more than any other single cause. In our region, the toll in added health care expenses and lost economic productivity tops $1 billion annually.

Brock sets his exit from RMAPI

The founding executive director of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative plans to step down in June after five years at the helm.

A young leader on a fast track

Chamber of Commerce manager Adrian Hale, a former speed skater and Marine, turned down high-paying corporate jobs to help tackle some of Rochester’s toughest challenges.

The foreign-born factor

An influx of immigrants has helped stabilize the Rochester region’s overall population. However, the number of foreign-born residents now has dropped in two of the last three years.