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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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June 27, 2023

Gun Violence

Black Southern Women’s Collaborative Remembers Victims of Buffalo Mass Shooting

BUFFALO – The Black Southern Women’s Collaborative today remembered the victims of the racist massacre at a TOPS Grocery Store in Buffalo,…

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Immigrant Justice

More migrant buses have already begun arriving in cities far from the border

More than a week before the anticipated lifting of Title 42, a bus pulled into the Port Authority bus terminal in midtown…

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March 30, 2023

Gun Violence

Faith on the Ground in Buffalo: Voice Buffalo Executive Director Denise Walden

(RNS) — Soon after a white 18-year-old shooter targeted Black customers of a community grocery store in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday (May 14),…

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