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Urban Action 3/28 

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

Focusing on urban policing

The Moving Beyond Racism Book Group will discuss "On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City" by Allice Goffman on Monday, April 2. Goffman spent six years living in a West Philadelphia neighborhood and observing police surveillance tactics used to reduce drug trafficking. The event will be at Barnes and Noble, Pittsford Plaza, at 7 p.m.

Imagining Rochester in 2034

Neighbors Building Neighborhoods Sector 6 will hold a community input session on the Rochester 2034 Comprehensive Plan on Wednesday, April 4. The plan is a guide for making public and private decisions on land use, regulation, development, and investment over the next 15 years. The event will be held at Frederick Douglass Recreation Center, 999 South Avenue, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. RSVP:

Eliminating food waste

The National Science Foundation, Mothers Out Front, and the University of Rochester's Center for Energy and Environment will present a program titled "From Farm to Fork, Sustainable Food Waste Management" on Thursday, March 29. Callie Babbitt, associate professor at Rochester Institute of Technology, will give an overview of the growing food waste problem and research that supports sustainable solutions. The event will be held at the University of Rochester, 480

Film examines police conduct

Enough is Enough will host a showing of "The Force" on Tuesday, March 27. The PBS documentary looks at the Oakland Police Department as it confronts federal demands for reform during a challenging time in policing in American cities. The film will be shown at the Flying Squirrel Community Space, 285 Clarissa Street, at 7 p.m. Suggested donation: $5.

Road work

Reconnect Rochester will screen the film "Be Prepared to Stop," on the nation's transportation and infrastructure problems, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, in Little Theatre 1. A panel discussion by local experts will follow. Suggested donation: $5 to $25.

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