Pin It

Urban Action 3/1 

This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)

Benefit event honors activists

The Rochester Committee on Latin America will hold its annual Rice and Beans Gala Dinner and White Dove Awards on Friday, March 10. This year's ceremony will recognize Pueblo Kichwa de Sarayaku for the community's legal fight against oil exploration in the Ecuadoran Amazon, and the Workers' Center of Central New York for its support of dairy farm workers. The event will be held at Gates Presbyterian Church, 1049 Wegman Road, at 5:15 p.m. Tickets: $100 for Champion; $30 for Friend; and $15 for students (but no one will be turned away). Reservations:

City seeks input on housing funds

The City of Rochester will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 8, concerning the 2017-2018 Action Plan. The city applies annually for federal funds needed for a variety of housing and development programs. Those include Community Development Block Grants, the Home Investment Partnership program, Emergency Solutions Grants, and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS. People and organizations concerned with housing and development needs can comment or make related recommendations at the hearing. Information about the plan is available at City Hall, Department of Neighborhood and Business Development, during normal business hours. The hearing will be held at City Hall, Council Chambers, 30 Church Street, at 6 p.m.


Latest in Urban Action

585 Stout Festival @ Irondequoit Beer Company

585 Stout Festival @ Irondequoit Beer Company

Irondequoit Beer Company is hosting the first 585 Stout Fest with 30...
Team Trivia 2023 @ West Irondequoit High School Cafeteria

Team Trivia 2023 @ West Irondequoit High School Cafeteria

Open to the entire community, adult teams of 6 compete in a...

"Once A Boy" Book Signing Event with Author former Rochesterian Paul Gardner @ La Luna

Former Rochester resident and Rush-Henrietta High Graduate returns home to sign copies...

View all of today's events »

Website powered by Foundation     |     © 2023 CITY News