‘Not one step back’

A rally for social justice by the Poor People’s Campaign drew thousands, including a group from Rochester, to the nation’s capital on June 18.

Tenant, homeless representatives withdraw from task force

Amid a complex housing crisis, Rochester Mayor Malik Evans assembled a Housing Quality Task Force to inform city policy. Last week, representatives from the Rochester City-Wide Tenant Union and Rochester Homeless Union resigned to protest lack of tenant representation and alleged dismissal of community-endorsed proposals.

Report signals urgent need for change

ACT Rochester’s 2022 Regional Report Card shows the region is as well or better than New York State in only one area–housing. It is performing slightly worse than the state in other areas, including community vitality and economic security.

Challenges in child care

High costs, a declining industry and pandemic-driven losses at providers make it tough for many Monroe County residents to find services they can access and afford.