Positive, sustainable change happens when we champion solutions that work.

Thriving Kids  

We support what’s needed most and works best across the continuum of child development. Learn more.

Supported Families  

Together, we can help families access the resources they need to be strong and self-sufficient. Learn more.

Accountable Adults  

We recommend smart investments and focus political will around what affects kids, but we can’t do it alone. Learn more.

Connected Communities  

We advocate for removing silos between child-serving efforts and mobilizing community agents for change that works. Learn more.

Transformational Progress

We work to find the next innovative ideas and foster them here to make Monroe County an even better place to grow up and raise a family. Learn more.

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Children’s Interfaith Weekend

The Children’s Interfaith Weekend is an opportunity to pray, learn about, and act on the troubles facing children in our community, planned by a local group of interfaith leaders and staffed by The Children’s Agenda. It is adapted from the annual Children’s Sabbath, celebrated throughout the U.S. and sponsored by the Children’s Defense Fund. Once again this year each congregation will plan and hold its own celebration based on what works best for its faith tradition and community.

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ROC the Future: State of Our Children Address

State of Our Children Address, held annually and hosted by the Rochester Business Journal, is an intergovernmental, public/private partnership addressing the challenges and opportunities in ROC the Future’s data-based report card and action plan for moving key indicators of children’s success, cradle to career.

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