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NextGen and RYP members and friends are invited to join us for an education event and tour of Homesteads for Hope! Homesteads for Hope is a working farm/homestead that creates a community to serve individuals of all abilities in the Rochester area. Individuals can work, learn, live, and participate in the farm and farm stand. There are numerous engaging activities and learning experiences for individuals. To expand on each enriching experience here wouldn't do the great work of Jenny Brongo…Find out more »
NextGen Members and friends are invited to tour and learn more about Rochester's Big Brothers Big Sisters program! Big Brothers Big Sisters pair children that face adversity with a Big Brother or Big Sister in a 1:1 setting. The "professionally supported" strong relationship that can form helps children not only have a mentor throughout their childhood but to have a positive role model to look up to as well. For more information please visit their website at: https://beabig.orgFind out more »
NextGen Members and friends are invited to tour and learn more about the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence. The M.K Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence works to educate/train individuals (primarily ages 12-24 and individuals who serve this age range) to use nonviolence to help insight change for a positive and just future for all. Four main areas of nonviolence focus for the institute are: nonviolence education, sustainability, environmental conservation, and racial justice. For more information please visit their website at: https://gandhiinstitute.orgFind out more »
NextGen members and friends are invited to tour and learn more about the Boys and Girls Club of Rochester. The Boys and Girls Club is a place where kids of all backgrounds are able to participate in developmental programs (STEM, dance, art, homework help/tutoring, cooking, mentoring). Kids get to learn/foster talents in order to become more involved and responsible leaders and citizens of their communities. **Bonus for NextGen Members: We awarded one of our grants to the Boys…Find out more »
Please join us for our 2018 Annual Community Showcase to network, meet this year's non-profit grant finalists, and learn about the great work they are doing in the Rochester Community. The Annual Showcase is the final step in NextGen's Grantmaking process where our non-profit finalists are invited onstage for a brief presentation and Q & A session before our membership votes to allocate this year's grant funding. This event is free and open to the public, but ONLY NextGen members…Find out more »
NextGen Rochester Members and Guests are invited to attend an informational tour of the House of Mercy at 6pm on Thursday, May 16th. About House of Mercy: The House of Mercy and our founder, Sister Grace Miller, are dedicated to serving and advocating for Rochester, NY’s homeless citizens. Food, shelter, clothing, advocacy — operating 24/7, the House of Mercy never closes its doors on people in need. We strive to be a beacon of hope for the poorest of the…Find out more »
Join us to discuss the formation of a new membership level inside of NextGen geared towards established professionals who still wish to be involved in supporting NextGen Rochester after they have “aged out” of the 21-45 year old demographic of our core YP members. Any current or former NextGen Rochester members or community members who are interested in helping to shape and discuss the purpose and inner workings of this new membership level are welcome to attend.Find out more »
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