URBAN ACTION: 7/18-7/25

BY TIM LOUIS MACALUSO

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

Crime prevention aimed at Pulaski Park area

The Rochester Police Department and several county and state law enforcement agencies will host a Project T.I.P.S. meeting in the Pulaski Park neighborhood on Friday, July 20. The project begins with door-to-door visits by law enforcement representatives from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Residents will be encouraged to reclaim their neighborhood by reporting information or illegal activities such as violent crime, vandalism, and fires. They will also receive information and contacts for help with health-related issues. Food and beverages will be served to residents in Pulaski Park from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

NY launches internship program

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s New York Leaders Initiative has created a website that allows high school students apply for internships. Applicants can view job descriptions and send resumes and letters of recommendation for paid and unpaid internship opportunities. Some internships may include academic credit. More information: nysinterships.com.

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