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Police Reform: Telephone Town Hall

Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 – Continually and in light of recent events, I am committed to ongoing police reform. Consequently, I will be hosting a Telephone Town Hall at 6 p.m. on Sunday February 28th. Joining me in that discussion will be Interim Police Chief Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan and City Council Vice President Willie J. Lightfoot. Among other things, we will be…

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MAYOR WARREN ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN MANAGER

Rochester, NY. February 20, 2021. “I’m pleased to announce that we’ve selected Dr. Wandah Gibbs as Campaign Manager for 2021. She is a welcome addition to the team and we couldn’t be happier that she has agreed to travel along this journey towards reelection with us.” – Mayor Warren Wandah Gibbs comes to us with extensive experience in community and…

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Mayor Warren Opens the ROC City Skate Park

(Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren, joined by state and local officials and a host of skatepark enthusiasts, officially opened the new ROC City Skatepark during a ribbon cutting ceremony today. The long-awaited and much-anticipated skatepark, located along the Genesee Riverway Trail under the Frederick Douglass-Susan B. Anthony Bridge, just south of the Erie Harbor Promenade, is part…

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City Provides No-Cost COVID-Testing and Flu Shots

(Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020) – Mayor Lovely Warren today announced that nearly a thousand people benefited from the no-cost COVID testing and flu shot clinics set up at select Rochester churches over the past two weeks. The initiative provided Rochester’s minority communities with additional opportunities to access to these services during the pandemic as the area prepares for the upcoming influenza…

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Mayor Warren Creates Crisis Intervention Teams

(Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020) – Mayor Warren announced that operation of the Family and Victims Services office has been transferred from the Rochester Police Department to the City’s Department of Recreation and Youth Services (DRYS), and a new Crisis Intervention Services Unit has been created that will better serve the needs of the community. Details regarding the new crisis intervention…

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MAYOR LOVELY A. WARREN URGES AMAZON TO RECONSIDER ROCHESTER REGION FOR HQ2

Mayor Lovely Warren released the following statement on Thursday regarding the interest of Amazon considering The Greater Rochester region for their eastern headquarters: “Today I am calling on Amazon’s leaders to strongly reconsider the Rochester Metro Corridor for the company’s eastern headquarters, also known as Amazon HQ2. Once, the I-35 corridor between San Antonio and Austin was empty. It was…

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