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Rochester makes progress on neighborhood and regional revitalization agenda

July 23, 2007

Leaders from Interfaith Action met with Rochester Mayor Bob Duffy to follow up on the organization's RochesterOneMonroe agenda which has brought $32 million in new funding to the city and reduced crime rates and blight in targeted neighborhoods. Mayor Duffy agreed to continue a successful Foot Patrol Initiative, invest city funding in a $450,000 revitalization of a city park and continue to work with Interfaith Action to support the creation of a Neighborhood Housing Trust Fund for the region. Visit www.iapico.org for more information.