19th Ward Community Association


To improve the quality of life for all 19th Ward residents by building community among neighbors, institutions and businesses, and provide support for passionate, like-minded individuals to collaborate on events and programming. With a belief that differences should be celebrated and all people deserve affordable housing, good schools, equitable access to services, and public safety, we advocate for our neighborhood with schools, institutions, the business community, and local government.

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(585) 328-6571



Tuesday – Friday




Update19 June 2023

Presidents Message The month of June is here and our community has already been busy! June 3rd kicked off our annual Square Fair with amazing entertainment, food vendors, and everyone having a wonderful day of fun – great job to everyone involved in the planning of this family event! June 6th kicked off the Westside Farmers Market – in spite of the challenges of air […]

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Digitizing Rochester’s Religions: A Public History Project

Digitizing Rochester’s Religions: A Public History Project

Dr. Margarita S. Guillory and her team at the University of Rochester have been working on this Public History Project for years. On digrocreligions.org, you will find fascinating information about the history of the Megiddo Mission and its place in the 19th Ward, as well as history about the several Roman Catholic churches/parishes that eventually merged into St. Monica’s—just as two examples.

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Update 19 – May 2023

Presidents Message Thank you to all who continue to support and uplift the mission of the 19th Ward Community Association. The 19WCA participated in the United Way Day of Caring. We had volunteers from Rochester Area Community Foundation, Care Stream and ESL. We met at the Arnett Branch Library at 11am. Our volunteers worked at Ravenwood Garden and did spring yard clean-up at the home […]

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Update 19 April 2023

Presidents Message It’s great to see the signs of spring and I’m looking forward to what the next few months will bring!  There are a few things happening in our community that I hope will be of interest to you:  The 19WCA Community Survey deadline is being extended to April 30, 2023. The Rochester City Council is engaging the Rochester community to participate in a […]

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