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Survey: Anti-Poverty Initiative Community Priorities

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:16pm

Survey: United Way is asking for your feedback on the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. Please considering sharing your thoughts by taking their survey.

WXXI KIDS Summer Exploration Station Events

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:00pm

Celebrate Summer Learning with WXXI, PBS KIDS, and Central Library! 

Come play at Exploration Stations in the Children’s Center of the Central Library. Do fun hands-on activities and keep the learning going all summer long!


WXXI KIDS 2015 Summer Learning

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 6:00am

WXXI/PBS KIDS offers FREE, fun and educational content, tools and events for families this summer!

The Homestretch On-Demand

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 10:00pm

This film follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. Watch On-Demand until May 13, 2015

Recognize an American Graduate Champion

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 9:42am

Do you know a champion for education in our community? Recognize them as an American Graduate Champion! Share how they have made the commitment to help children and young people succeed by recognizing them as an American Graduate Champion.

Larry and Jane Glazer: A tragic loss for the Rochester community

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:00pm

Jane and Larry Glazer loved this community and their loss will be deeply felt by so many of us, whose lives they touched. 

Host Your Own American Promise Screening

February-April, 2014

Host your own screening/discussion of a film that traces the experiences of an African-American boy and his friend at a prestigious private school for 13 years. DVD & Discussion Guide Available.

Stories from the Classroom On-Demand


Local USA presents three short documentaries featuring unique stories from emerging Latino filmmakers: The Smallest Step (William Caballero) animates 3D modeled avatars of diverse high school students against real world backdrops; Overcomers (Gabriela Lopez de Dennis) highlights two teenagers succeeding despite the odds stacked against them; and Every Girl Matters (Gloria Moran) looks at an all-girls Catholic high school with a 100 percent graduation and college acceptance rate. Watch On-Demand

Local USA: Beyond the Classroom On-Demand


Schools across America are incorporating real world job skills into their curriculums, training the next generation of farmers, scientists and engineers. Watch On-Demand

Children's Author Interviews LIVE at National Book Festival

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 12:00pm

Check out live interviews with children's authors LIVE from the National Book Festival, hosted by PBS Newshour BookViewNow.The National Book Festival will be held Saturday, September 5th at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in DC. Live stream coverage of the event will air from 12 noon until 6 p.m. ET, with interviews tentatively scheduled with children's authors.  Watch On-Demand