We are thankful to our sponsors for supporting the Spring 2019 conference as well as the respective missions of 540WMain Communiversity and City Roots Community Land Trust

Monroe Community College | Presenting Sponsor

Thank you to our presenting sponsor The Anthropology/History/Political Science/Sociology Department at Monroe Community College

Learn more about MCC at http://www.monroecc.edu

Pathstone | Community Champion

PathStone is a visionary, diverse organization empowering individuals, families and communities to attain economic and social resources for building better lives. PathStone builds family and individual self-sufficiency by strengthening farmworker, rural and urban communities. PathStone promotes social justice through programs and advocacy.

Learn more about Pathstone www.pathstone.org

Community Preservation Corporation | Community Champion

As a leading nonprofit affordable housing and community revitalization finance company, CPC utilizes deep, strategic relationships with government agencies, local community groups, banks, and other lenders to create customized loan opportunities for customers.

Learn more about CPC at http://www.communityp.com/

Venture Jobs Foundation | Community Champion Sponsor

The Venture Jobs Foundation (VJF) invests in entrepreneurs to help them pursue their dreams, expanding small business ownership in challenged neighborhoods. The launch and growth of these locally owned enterprises fosters the creation of new, low and mid-skill jobs, stepping stones to building prosperity and dignity in underserved populations. All investing programs support this core mission.

Learn more about the Venture Jobs Foundation www.venturejobs.org

Homeleasing | Community Champion

Based in Rochester, New York, Home Leasing is a private, family-owned company operating in New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland. Our services include development, construction and property management—but we do much more than that. Every aspect of their business is driven by a mission to improve the lives of residents and the communities in which they work

Learn more about Home Leasing www.homeleasing.net

Connected Communities | Community Partner

Connected Communities is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization formed to assist with the practical application of anti-poverty initiatives in two of Rochester, NY’s struggling neighborhoods. Connected Communities’ role is to serve as an advocate, convener, connector, coordinator, resource navigator, and as an arm of a larger Collective Impact team serving the Rochester community. The effort’s overall goal is to build a strong, vibrant community where every person and family has the opportunity to live in a stable area with the service and support needed to overcome poverty and create a successful future.

Learn more about Connected Communities www.connectedcommunities.org

RocGrowth | Community Partner 

RocGrowth was born from a strategic plan developed by the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation working group, the Business Accelerator Cooperative seeks to increase collaboration among all local entrepreneurial support organizations, and make it easier for local startups to find the right resources to help them grow their companies.

Learn more about RocGrowth at https://rocgrowth.com/

Genesee Co-op Federal Credit Union | Community Partner

Genesee Co-op Federal Credit Union provides a broad range of affordable, quality services to increase the financial skills and wealth of our member-owners. We are responsive to the needs of our community. We are committed to social inclusiveness. We are dedicated to responsible community development and education.

Learn more about Genesee Co-Op Federal Credit Union https://www.genesee.coop/

Foodlink | Community Partner

Foodlink believes that the fight against hunger and the fight against poverty are one and the same. The organization envisions a future in which food is recognized as a human right and every person is able to feed themselves and their families in dignity.

Learn more about Foodlink http://foodlinkny.org/

Beechwood Neighborhood Coalition |

Community Partner

Learn more about Beechwood Neighborhood Coalition http://www.beechwood14609.com/

Rochester People’s Climate Coalition |

Community Partner

The Rochester People’s Climate Coalition (RPCC) is an inclusive, non-partisan network of organizations unified by our determination to identify and implement effective climate solutions.  The diverse membership includes business, faith, civic, labor, and environmental groups.

Learn more about RPCC https://rocpcc.org/

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