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Rochester Alum Builds Youth Engagement at Community Health Center

Through the Rochester Youth Year program, Alykhan Alani ’12 (T5’13) works alongside primary care providers at Anthony Jordan’s Woodward Health Center to address the health needs of youth residing in the 19th Ward and Plymouth-Exchange neighborhoods

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UR Students Highlighted for MLK Volunteering Efforts

University of Rochester students took part in a number of different projects, including cleaning up the community garden at the Ghandi Institute for Non-Violence in South Plymouth and setting up Luminaries around the neighborhood for the holiday.

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Summer Plans Series: Pianos for Peace Makes a Joyful Noise

August marks a very musical month for the streets of Rochester. In 11 different locations around the city, pianos have been placed in parks and public spaces as part of an outdoor music installation, Pianos for Peace, led by University of Rochester undergraduate Marissa Balonon-Rosen ’14.

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Program Inspires Rochester Student to ‘Pay It Forward’

Abigail Gonzalez ’16 has ambitions of starting a foundation like New Pathways for Youth, a mentoring program that helped her succeed in high school

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Oladoyin Oladeru ’13 Leads Nonviolence Program for Middle Schoolers

Oladoyin Oladeru ’13 and a group of University of Rochester undergraduate mentors teach male students from Dr. Charles Lunsford School #19 about the benefits of nonviolence

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Meet Samantha Whalen: Meliora Leader

As a Meliora Leader, Samantha Whalen ’15 helps women at the Sojourner House plan and cook healthy, nutritious meals

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BPG, RCSD Students Take Center Stage

Ballet Performance Group Provides Dance Instruction Through “Dare to Dance” Outreach Program

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16 Students Accepted into RCCL Leadership Program

Three-year program emphasizes community service, leadership, and civic engagement opportunities

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Women’s Soccer Team, SMD Students Host Soccer Camp

A partnership between medical students and members of the women’s soccer team, the Girls Rule Soccer Clinic empowers Rochester youth through participation in team sports

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UR Habitat Advocates for Homeless during Shack-A-Thon

UR Habitat for Humanity promotes awareness of the widespread issue of homelessness through annual fundraiser

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