Update 19 April 2022

President’s Message Finally, the snowdrops and crocus are blooming! Have you seen this bunny? He has been traveling around the neighborhood. Hope you see him on your street soon. Please join in the fun and if he arrives at your home, keep him moving around. COVID and influenza continue to plague us, causing much illness. The latest trends show COVID and influenza cases increasing again. […]

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Update 19 March 2022

President’s Message Karen Emerson There are hints of spring in the air! The end of the winter is just a few weeks away. I have not seen my snowdrops yet, but it will not be long. What’s going on? There are 2 programs that need citizen input, the Annual Action Plan and the Downtown Revitalization Initiative.  The Annual Action Plan is deciding how the city […]

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Update 19 February 2022

President’s Message As I reflect on the beginning of February and Black History month the idea of the “Beloved Community” kept coming into my thoughts. Martin Luther King Jr, spoke often of the Beloved Community. What is a Beloved Community? Per the King Center, a Beloved Community is a place where there is comprehensive healthcare, safe streets, affordable housing, nutritious food, strong schools, access to […]

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Update 19 January 2022

President’s Message Karen Emerson Karen Emerson, President Happy New Year. I am always so glad I live in the 19th Ward because amazing things happen. We could focus on the all sorts of disturbing things but I choose to cherish the small things that make this feel like a small town. The tree on my tree lawn is new. While putting away Christmas  decorations last […]

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Update 19 December 2021

President’s Message Karen Emerson Karen Emerson, President John Perkins in his book Dream with Me states that “American society has lost its capacity for pluralism. We have begun to believe that if others don’t agree with us, we don’t have to listen to them. We dehumanize people who don’t think like we do and, consequently, justify our violence against them. …We live in a county […]

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Update 19 – November 2021

President’s Message Karen Emerson November is the month we give thanks. Thanks for all we have, thanks for our friends and family and thanks for a community. I am thankful for all of you who have given me advice, support, encouragement, and help in so many ways. I am thankful that we have a community who takes care of one another by filling our food […]

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Found Cats

Found Cats

Do you recognize this cat? He seems lost and is eating at a neighbors house near Ravenwood and Thurston. If he is your cat please call 585-709-6229.

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Update 19 – April 2020

Update 19 – April 2020

President’s Message Zola Brown Life as we know it has changed in so many ways since the CDC community mitigation plan for Covid-19 has been in place.  I follow the rules by wiping everything down and I even order online to keep my distance. As an essential employee for healthcare workers and a caregiver for a senior citizen I find myself glued to the governor’s […]

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Update 19 – March 2020

Update 19 – March 2020

President’s Message Zola Brown Celebrating 55 years as the 19th Ward Community Association says a lot about the people in the neighborhood who care and are trying to support the quality of life in our area that many of us take for granted. We are keeping our history alive and focusing on the needs of our neighborhood. We are known for fighting for fair housing, […]

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Communications Committee

Communications Committee

Meets: The communications committee is currently looking for a new chair – please contact the office manager if you would like to volunteer! Chair: Mission: The goals of the communications committee are to develop and curate content on social media, work collaboratively to keep the website current, and to document processes and procedures so that the Association’s public-facing materials are kept relevant and vibrant to […]

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