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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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August 6, 2019

Grants and Philanthropy

More than 800 Rights Organizations expressly support the Disability Integration Act of 2019

852 Civil and human rights, based on faith, judicial reform, proponents of housing by national, state and local organizations support the Law…

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July 16, 2019

Answering the Call to Social Justice Activism

Ze’evi Berman lives and breathes Judaism and social justice activism. The third-year cantorial student at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC)…

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April 16, 2019

Immigrant Justice

This Week in Buffalo: Rise from the margins

Buffalo's refugee community is ripe with stories of courage, uncertainty, separation and freedom, and there's a desire for more of these journeys…

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