URBAN ACTION: 7/4-7/11


This week’s calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)

Irondequoit voter registration

Irondequoit libraries will host voter registrations on the following dates: Saturday, July 14; Saturday, July 28; Saturday, August 4; and Saturday, August 18. All of the registrations will be from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The Pauline Evans Branch in West Irondequoit is at 45 Cooper Road, and the Helen McGraw Branch in East Irondequoit is at 2180 East Ridge Road. Registrations will take place at both libraries at the above dates and times.

Peace caravan heading to Cuba

The 23rd annual “Pastors for Peace Friendshipment Cuba Caravan” will be in Rochester on Sunday, July 8. The caravan stops at 57 Main Street to load humanitarian donations collected by the Rochester Committee on Latin America, which will be delivered to the Ecumenical Council of Cuba. Items such as children’s asthma medicine, orthopedic equipment, and pediatric wheelchairs are being collected. Volunteers to help load the truck can gather at 4 p.m. There will be a potluck supper at 5:30 p.m., as well as a talk by the Rev. Luis Barrios, associate priest at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in West Harlem.


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