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.

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.