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Urban Action 9/12


Neighborhood meeting on East High

The North Winton Village Association meets at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, to discuss residents' concerns about East High School students. The city school district's chief of staff, Patricia Malgieri, will be at the meeting, which is at the association's office, 1933 East Main Street.

Ontario-St. Lawrence teleconference

The International St. Lawrence River Board of Control holds a teleconference regarding this year's water levels for Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence Seaway at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18. The board deals with issues related to shared waterway borders. Residents can join the conversation. Call toll free 1-(877)-413-4814, and enter access code 3121346.

Talk on church and technology

The Asbury First United Methodist Church hosts the Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber to discuss "Millennial Culture, Authority, and Technology in the Service of the Gospel" at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12. Bolz-Weber will talk about using technology to reach people who are often overlooked by the church. The event is at 1050 East Avenue. Cost: $10.

Presentation on Rochester's economy

The Rochester Downtown Development Corporation presents "The State of Rochester's Economy" from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 27. Gary Keith, economist with M&T Bank, and Kent Gardner, director of research at the Center for Governmental Research will discuss the local economy. The event is at the Hyatt Regency Rochester, 125 East Main Street. Tickets: $45 for RDDC members, $50 for non-members. Reservations: 546-6920 or

Future of middle class discussed

RIT hosts economic expert Jeff Faux to discuss the findings in his latest book, "The Servant Economy: Where America's Elite is Sending the Middle Class." The event is at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, in James E. Booth Hall. A book discussion will follow, led by Vincent Serravallo, RIT associate professor of sociology, and Bill Johnson, professor of society-public policy.

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