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Rochester Alliance of Communities Transforming Society, Inc. (Roc/ACTS) is building a multi-racial, county-wide, faith-based coalition of urban and suburban congregations and organizations which will use its collective power to address critical issues in Rochester.
Roc/ACTS includes member congregations, neighborhood associations, unions, and other groups that are committed to systemic change.
The heart of community organization lies in individuals, congregations, and other organizations working together to address issues that affect their daily lives and build community power. Community members identify problems and seek solutions to these problems by organizing people power and resources.

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April 1, 2021

Immigrant Justice

In Reversal, California Farm Town Approves ICE Detention Centers

LOS ANGELES — Leaders of a cash-strapped California farm town, home to many undocumented immigrants, have voted to convert two privately run…

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March 18, 2021

Mass Incarceration

Rochester faith leaders urge lawmakers to stand fast on recent bail reform measures

Leaders of Rochester's faith community gathered Tuesday to support New York's cash bail reform measures that went into effect last month. Several religious…

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March 12, 2021

OUR VIEW: Embrace diversity, Niagara County

Rev. Craig Pridgen nailed it in describing the numbers as “alarming.” That’s just the right word for the current makeup of the…

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