premature birth rates
UR Medicine study links redlining in Rochester to premature birth rates
“This is further evidence of the influence of a legacy of structural racism on the disproportionate burden of adverse pregnancy outcomes for Black women in the U.S.,” Hollenbach said in an article published in URMC news.
Power to the polls: UR set to become an official polling place
Since CPE’s establishment, one of its goals has been to set up an official polling place on campus, and that goal is becoming a reality.
committee for political engagement
Mayor-Elect Malik Evans on the importance of local politics and community engagement in Rochester
Rochester’s got a new mayor in town, and he wants UR students to vote local. Almost Mayor-Elect and UR alum…
This year’s UR Dining experience: Fresh produce, less waste
Last week, in response to an Opinions article about the best and worst of campus food, Director of Campus Dining Services Cameron Schauf asked if he could talk to the Campus Times to discuss what’s new.
Rochestarians take to the streets after Grand Jury exonerates officers involved in Daniel Prude’s death
Demonstrators spoke on perceived failures of the criminal justice system, but also on potential fixes, like Daniel’s Law, a piece of state-level legislation that calls for regional and state councils.
mental health crisis reform
Rochester responds to RPD pepper-spraying 9-year-old girl
On Sunday, a nine year old girl experiencing a mental health crisis was handcuffed and pepper-sprayed by police officers. Two…
Center for Community Engagement
RCCL changes name to better reflect department’s goals
As part of its recent rebranding process, The Rochester Center for Community Leadership (RCCL) changed its name last month to the Center for Community Engagement (CCE) in an effort to accurately reflect what the Center does. The name change coincides with RCCL’s 15th anniversary.
City-Wide Tenant Union calls for mayor to sign executive order to halt evictions
Organizers were gathered outside of 405 Brown St. where Chris Green, a father of two daughters, is currently fighting an eviction from his home of four years.