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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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Over the last decade, the number of students in the Buffalo Public Schools learning English as a new language has more than…

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Suspensions, refugee students key issues in Buffalo school board elections

Lowering school suspensions in Buffalo and increasing support for the rising number of students learning English as a new language have emerged…

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August 6, 2019

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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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