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"This opportunity was brought to you courtesy of feminism." -- Marie C. Wilson, President and Founder, The White House Project

April 16
6:00 pm

Connecting the struggles, building a movement: The new poor people's campaign
A community dialogue with Willie Baptist, a formerly homeless father and currently Coordinator of Poverty Scholarship and Leadership Development for the Kairos Center, and members of New York City's Picture the Homeless. Sponsored by the Rochester Chapter of the Social Welfare Action Alliance. The College at Brockport MetroCenter, 55 Saint Paul Street (across from RTS terminal).

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April 17

University of Rochester's 6th Annual Diversity Conference
This year's theme is From Bystander to Ally. The keynote speaker is Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, filmmaker and immigration activist. See website for the 18 workshops planned for the day and to register. The conference is free and open to the public.

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April 18
11:45 am -
3:15 pm

The Reality Tour
Take a tour of Rochester and hear from people who work to end poverty every day and from people who are affected by it, from the homeless to the working poor. Learn about and become involved in the movement to win economic human rights for all. Sponsored by the Rochester Chapter of the Social Welfare Action Alliance and co-sponsored by Rochester NOW and other organizations. See website for more information.

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April 18
7:00 pm

Bharata Utsav: Classical South Indian Dance Event
to support the widows of India who live in the Om Shanthi Old Age Home. Tickets are Premium $20, Regular $15, Students $12, and children 5 and under are free. Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 Plymouth Ave.

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April 20
7:00 pm

Rochester NOW Meeting
Open to the public. First Unitarian Church, 220 S. Winton Rd.

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April 25
9:30 am

Crime Victims Walk
Join the Monroe County/City of Rochester Coalition for Crime Victims on its annual walk to honor all crime victims and survivors. The walk starts at 244 S. Plymouth Ave. and ends at the Crime Victims' memorial in Highland Park. See the Coalition's Facebook page.

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April 27
5:00 -
6:30 pm

Marriage Equality Rally
Rally in front of the Kenneth B. Keating Federal Building, 100 State St., for equal marriage. On the next day, April 28, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear all four marriage equality cases that are in front of them. The Supreme Court will present their ruling in late June or early July.

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April 27
7:00 -
8:30 pm

5th Year Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act
A 90-minute forum on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Sarah Liebschutz, Professor Emerita, SUNY Brockport will be the moderator. On the panel: Bryan Hetherington, Empire Justice Center; Kim Wynn, Coordinated Care Services, and Christine Wagner, St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center. First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 S. Winton Rd. Free. Pre-registration is appreciated: 585-262-3730 or www.lwv-rma.org. Sponsored by the Leave of Women Voters - Rochester Metropolitan Area.

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April 27
7:15 pm

Current Attacks on the Wall of Separation: The Legislative Landscape as Seen from Washington
Maggie Garrett, Legislative Director for Americans United for Separation of Church and State, will speak on this topic at the Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. Free & open to the public. Sponosred by the Rochester Chapter of Americans United.

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May 1
10:30 am -
3:00 pm

Out at Work Conference
A daylong conference to address the need for public dialogue regarding the support of LGBTQ identified professionals in their career development. Schlegel Hall, University of Rochester. Sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies. See website for more details.

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May 18
Noon or
2:00 pm

Susan B. Anthony House Monday Lecture Series
Dr. Alison Parker, Professor of History, The College at Brockport, will speak on "Racism in the Suffrage Movement." Lunch at noon ($25) or Tea at 2 pm ($15). Susan B. Anthony House, 17 Madison St. Register at website.

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May 18
7:00 pm

Rochester NOW Meeting - Elections
Open to the public. First Unitarian Church, 220 S. Winton Rd.

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June 8
Noon or
2:00 pm

Susan B. Anthony House Monday Lecture Series
Norman K. Dann, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Morrisville State College, will speak on "Legacy of the Underground Railroad." Lunch at noon ($25) or Tea at 2 pm ($15). Susan B. Anthony House, 17 Madison St. Register at website.

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June 15
7:00 pm

Rochester NOW Meeting
Open to the public. First Unitarian Church, 220 S. Winton Rd.

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