The Levine Center to End Hate is proud to host and promote local events presented by partners across the Rochester community who inspire and challenge all of us to work together in overcoming hate. If your organization is planning an event that shares our mission of uniting the greater Rochester community through education, dialogue, and positive action, please let us know. We want to work with you.
- May 19, 7:00 PMMCC’s 13th Annual Scholar DayPolitical commentator, strategist, and best-selling author Heather McGhee presents an actionable roadmap to confronting the true costs of racism all of us pay. Moderated by Evan Dawson of WXXI’s Connections.
- May 11, 9:00 AMACT RochesterA 2018 Urban Institute report noted a strong correlation between economic health and recovery and economic inclusion. Join national experts Alan Berube, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute and Solomon Greene, Senior Fellow at the Urban Institute to understand what this means for Rochester.
- Apr 21, 11:00 AM – Apr 22, 3:00 PMCoordinate Care ServicesA two-day virtual conference focused on the urgency of taking tangible action to dismantle systemic racism—not tomorrow, but today. For educators, non-profit and business leaders and staff, community member, activists, and government agencies.
- Mar 14, 1:00 PMImpact Interactive & Blackfriars TheatreDesigned to help white people become better allies and develop effective tactics to face racism head on, this innovative, virtual workshop, Impact Interactive performance educators present realistic scenes that illustrate the challenges of speaking up for racial justice at home and work.
- Feb 25, 7:00 PMCo-sponsored with Monroe Community CollegeDuring this moderated discussion, Dr. Carol Anderson, chair of African American Studies at Emory University, will trace the evolution of voter suppression tactics used to disenfranchise generations of Black Americans and disable true democracy.
- Feb 11, 6:00 PMKonar Center for Tolerance & Jewish StudiesIn Collaboration with the Monroe County Bar Association and the Levine Center to End Hate, join us for our panel of speakers discussing polarization. All are welcome.
- Jan 28, 10:00 AMNational Coalition Building InstituteDismantling the Walls between us is an interactive session designed to boost confidence in communication by listening in ways that connect us. The exercises give participants the chance to reflect on a different way of approaching conversations and relationships from which the skills flow.
- Jan 26, 12:00 PMRIT Diversity and Inclusion DepartmentJoin us for our 39th annual Expressions of King's Legacy celebrating the life & legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We are delighted to welcome Jemieshaw Pierre-Louis, President of BACC, as our MC and Bakari Seller as our Keynote Speaker.
- Jan 24, 1:00 PMImpact InteractiveIn this innovative virtual workshop, performance educators present realistic scenes that illustrate the challenges of speaking up for racial justice at home and at work. Participants are invited to interact with the characters and suggest alternative problem-solving strategies. $30. Space limited.
- Jan 14, 8:00 AMAction for Better CommunityYou don’t want to miss Action for a Better Community’s Virtual Signature Conference Series, “Racism is a Public Health Crisis – Attacking the 2 Pandemics,” Thursday, January 14th, 21st, and 28th. There'll be a range of keynote speakers, a panel discussion, and several workshops throughout the day.