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Urban Action 8/29

This week's calls to action include the following and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)

The Brighton Town Board is looking for residents to serve on the Zoning Board of Appeals. The board meets monthly and is comprised of seven members each serving a five-year term. Interested Brighton residents should send a resume by Monday, September 17, to Supervisor's Office, c/o Mary Ann Hussar, Town of Brighton, 2300 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618.

The Judicial Process Commission needs volunteers to mentor someone who has been involved with the criminal justice system. The next Mentor Training Sessions are from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, September 17, and Tuesday, September 18. Training is at 84 Scio Street. Registration: Valerie White-Whittick, 325-7727.

Residents of the 19th Ward and nearby neighborhoods in the southwest section of the city will hold a meeting to discuss ways to become more engaged with School 16 and encourage parents to become more active in education-related matters. The meeting is at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29, at the SW Community Center, 275 Dr. Samuel McCree Way.