Parent Power in Unity

By: Deb Hanmer If the Rochester parents (and caregivers) understand how to organize to create a powerful constituency and leverage that power to change systems, then long-term change can be achieved to end decades of harmful policies and practices and build equity...

Message from the Director

Dear Friends, We have exciting news to share! RTFA has secured $1.55M in funding to strengthen and support our focus and commitment to the Whole Child. A child’s overall well-being is influenced by a wide range of people, experiences and systems that support their...

Centering Parents – Wildly Important Goal

On Saturday, February 26, the Young Children’s Wellness Council (YCWC) hosted a parent expo and resource fair to provide parents with information to ensure their child’s success. There were close to 20 resource tables available for parents to peruse. Organizations...

Welcome James Ross

James joins the ROC the Future team as a Data Analysis Specialist. Prior to joining ROC the Future, James served as a Research Analyst with Children’s Institute and served the community in various capacities including as an Assistant Professor within the SUNY system...