Carmen Torres, The Children’s Agenda’s Parent Advocacy Coordinator, joins the show to discuss the alarming rise of violence in Rochester over the past 18 months and the effect it has on children’s mental health. They also discuss the need for the Rochester City School District and community partners to address mental health needs as children transition back into the classroom this fall.
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Read the letter – The Children’s Agenda and 14 other organizations sent the Rochester City School District about ways to use federal funds to support children as they re-enter the classroom this fall.
The Children’s Agenda advocates for effective policies and drives evidenced-based solutions for the health, education and success of children. We are especially committed to children who are vulnerable because of poverty, racism, health inequities and trauma.