Task Forces

Roc/ACTS Task Forces

The 14 congregations and groups of the Rochester Alliance of Communities Transforming Society, Inc. (Roc/ACTS) met on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at St. John the Evangelist church hall,

The delegates from the member organizations discussed and voted on the three issues that Roc/ACTS will address in the upcoming months. The following Task Forces were formed and will initiated issue research and formulating future actions:

1)      Education

2)      Poverty/Jobs

3)      Criminal Justice 

All of these issues are viewed in terms of how racism and inequity/inequality affect them.


Task Force Meetings:
(NOTE: The meetings are “open to the public" as well as to all members of the 22 Roc/ACTS member groups.)

Education Task Force
4th Thursday, at 6:00-7:00 PM
First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road S, Rochester, NY 14610
Co-Chairpersons: Cheryl Avery and Joe Simson
Cheryl Avery
Tel: 585-486-4452
Joe Simson
Tel: 585-329-4421

Poverty/Jobs Task Force
1st Tuesday at 6:30 - 8:00 PM
SEIU 1199
259 Monroe Avenue Suite 220, Rochester, NY 14607
Chairpersons: Larry Knox

Criminal Justice Task Force
2nd Monday,  from 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Carriage Factory Apartments
33 Litchfield Street, Rochester, NY 14608
Co- Chairperson: Betty Hancock and Kathleen FitzPatrick
Betty Hancock
Tel (574) 226-1991
Kathleen FitzPatrick
Tel (585) 748-1361
zaynabkathleen@gmail.com