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RCN Implementing Teaching Pyramid

We were very excited to welcome Dr. Rob Corso, Executive Director of The Pyramid Model Consortium, to conduct an online training on Friday, June 26th at RCN and to welcome him to Rochester, NY for a special in person training of the Pyramid Model on August 24th and 25th. This exciting professional development session kicks off […] Read More

Successful Refugee Program Participant Starts her Own Business

RCN FCCSGR Micro-enterprise Success Story
Karim Theous Makaya was born in Congo Brazzaville and arrived in the United States five years ago after spending eleven years in a refugee camp in Gabon. She was a single parent expecting her third child and began working as a translator for Catholic Family Charities to help other refugees. When she heard about the […] Read More

What is Nurturing Communities?

Shaz and Tashuwa at Nurturing Communities
RCN Center City offers Nurturing Communities, a program that works with other community agencies to help break the cycle of poverty.  This program is aimed at mothers of young children who are enrolled in RCN’s Center City early education center and who receive assistance from Monroe County Department of Human Services. Participants are selected because […] Read More