Ukraine’s suffering evokes a distant echo

Ancestral roots that reach to Ukrainian soil trigger strong emotions in the wake of the Russian invasion—as do memories of stories told by a grandmother about horrors committed a century ago.

Programs tackle structural racism

While different in scope, two new initiatives—one across multiple cities and one centered in Rochester—have a similar focus.

Roots revealed 

The history of a house is the history of a community. A writer explores the story of a family long forgotten.

A long history of caring

Hillside Children’s Center marked 185 years of service last month. As it looks ahead, the organization identifies mental health services as a growing need.

Revitalizing from the ground up

Connected Communities, a public/private partnership focused on building up the EMMA and Beechwood neighborhoods, offers a new community-based approach to break the cycle of poverty. Can it be replicated?