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Mayor Warren and Partners Encourage Vaccinations

(Tuesday, April 13, 2021) On Saturday, April 10th I was joined by partners in government, the City Department of Recreation and Human Services Commissioner Daniele Lyman-Torres and other community partner representatives with the goal of encouraging all city residents to get vaccinated. I am pleased to announce that over the next three weeks, residents aged 16 and over who live…

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Mayor Warren Meets with Senator Sanders

(April 9, 2021) I met this week with Senator James Sanders Jr., Chair of the Senate Committee on Banks and Leader of the Senate Task Force on Minority Women Business Enterprise, to discuss how to help advance our City’s equity and recovery efforts in Rochester’s most vulnerable neighborhoods. I’m grateful to Senators Jeremy Cooney and Samra Brouk for joining us…

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Mayor Warren Obtains Over Ten-Times the Required Signatures for Election Ballot

March 26, 2021: Volunteers hit the streets during the recent three-week petitioning period obtaining signatures from registered voters, ensuring that  Mayor Lovely A. Warren’s name is on the ballot for the upcoming 2021 elections. Mayor Warren exceeded the 300 signature requirement by 1400%, securing more than 4,000 signatures.  Petitioners reported that the citizens of Rochester were happy to sign while…

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FAITH IN ACTION STORY MAP!

(March 9, 2021) Today, I excitedly launched the Faith in Action Story Map! This is an interactive web platform that uses geographic information to tell the story of the City’s amazing collaboration with Rochester’s houses of worship! From adopting schools to housing developments– Faith in Action is getting it done!  Interested congregations can also contact the Mayor’s Office of Constituent Services…

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Enroll in the 2021 Mayor’s Leadership Training Program

Tuesday, March 9, 2021: Today, I announced that applications are being accepted for the  2021 Mayor’s Neighborhood Leadership Training Program.  Residents who are accepted into the 2021 Spring cohort will participate in discussions and learn to take part in the City’s efforts to manage our city’s growth to create more jobs, safer streets, and access to quality education for our children. My…

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International Women’s Day

March 8, 2021: To think that it wasn’t long ago when women had to fight for the right to vote, to attend medical or law school, and to hold public office. But because of trailblazers like Susan B. Anthony and Shirley Chisholm, today, women are blazing the path in fighting for equity-like Stacey Abrams!  Many of our mothers and grandmothers were…

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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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