Life on the edge

For the nonprofits that serve the homeless and hungry, providing shelter and food to the needy today is only one challenge. They also must find ways to reach younger potential donors to fund operations in the future.

Learning from the Holocaust

On Jan. 27, heads of state from more than two dozen countries are expected to attend the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial. However, there is reason for concern that awareness of the Holocaust is fading and anti-Semitism is on the rise again in this country—including Rochester—and abroad.

Rochester’s quiet heroes

Without fanfare, the organizers of Winter on the Green help families who are struggling with a medical crisis.

An open letter of solidarity

A group of Rochester-based Muslim and Jewish activists believe our diverse communities will have true safety only when we all band together against the rising tides of violence, here and across the globe.

The decade ahead

Most community leaders and readers who participated in a Rochester Beacon survey expressed optimism about the prospects for our region over the next 10 years. The No. 1 challenge? Reducing poverty.

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.