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Rochester Alliance of Communities Transforming Society, Inc. (RocACTS) 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. RocACTS 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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September 1, 2021

Gun Violence

Teen Activists Pledge Protests If Mayor Doesn’t Soon Announce Summer Youth Employment Program

Teens Take Charge, a youth advocacy group, held a town hall Tuesday where its members demanded Mayor Bill de Blasio announce his decision regarding…

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August 31, 2021

West Siders Take to the Street for an Open Air Town Hall

A town hall unlike anything seen on the Upper West Side in recent years took place on West End Avenue on Tuesday…

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Gun Violence

Opinion: Invest in Human Services, Not Over-Policing Our Communities

Dear Mayor de Blasio, The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified what the community based organizations (CBOs) in the human services sector have always…

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