Who's watching the children?
Brigit Hurley of The Children's Agenda
will be at Church of the Assumption's living room on Monday, July 22 @ 7:00 pm
Children and youth in the Rochester area face many problems, yet there are real solutions.
Come learn what you can do to change some of these challenging statistics:
55% of Rochester's children live in poverty; for Monroe County children, the poverty rate is 24%
Rochester youth have the lowest graduation rate in the state
The Center for Youth's homeless shelter turns away one teen for every teen it houses, because of lack of space and funding.
Among City adolescents, homicide is the leading cause of death. It is the 2nd leading cause among teens county-wide.
One of every 5 adolescents who gives birth in the City of Rochester already has a child.