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Rochester’s Legacy: Using It to Create the New Rochester 2022-10-12

A discussion with Peter Jemison, Seneca Nation ( Heron Clan),  founder of the Seneca Art & Cultural Center and former site manager of Ganondagan, and Erica Mock,  Executive Director of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiative (FDFI). The Finger Lakes was home to the Haudenosaunee Confederacy centuries before the arrival of Europeans. Peter is the visionary behind […]

Strike the Hammer: Forging a New Rochester By Knowing Our Past 09/07/2022

RocGrowth Community A discussion with historian, Laura Warren Hill, and business leader, Tom Mitchell. Dr. Hill recently published Strike the Hammer: The Black Freedom Struggle in Rochester, New York, 1940-1970 and Mr. Mitchell is the former-CEO of Bergmann Associates and co-founder of Exploring Racism Groups (ERG). Dr. Hill spent 12 years researching three pivotal decades of Rochester’s history, revealing […]

RocGrowth Coffee 2020-04-17 * Give and Take #2 * Virtual

Friends of RocGrowth- RocGrowth is dedicated to building Rochester’s community of innovators and entrepreneurs.  We are problem solvers, job creators and creatives leading our region to its rightful place among the top cities for innovation and quality of life. We are hosting “Take 2” of Give and Take, the virtual rendition of RocGrowth Coffee.  Our first Give […]

RocGrowth Coffee 2019-04-05 * Diane Trentini * COMET Informatics

Presenter:  Diane Trentini (  – MC: Chris Cooley ( Special Thanks to our sponsors Carlson Coworks – Landsman Real Estate Services – deliciouslydifferent – Video Production:  Envision Productions – Paul Tracy: