News Release - “R-Connect” Community Resource and Employment Fairs

City of Rochester

News Release

(Friday, Feb. 3, 2023) – Mayor Malik D. Evans today announced that starting Wednesday, Feb. 8, the City’s Department of Recreation and Human Services will conduct a series of community resource and employment fairs at which residents can connect with local health care and community organizations to learn about their resources and job opportunities.

The City’s R-Connect fairs are designed to complement the Community Total Health and Wellness Initiative events at City R-Centers. All of these events feature City partners, nonprofits, social service providers, employers and others to create more equitable access to health, wellness and quality of life services and resources.

At R-Connect Community and Employment Fairs, residents can meet up with representatives from municipal government, child care, construction, manufacturing, retail, customer service, financial institutions, community organizations to learn about their programs and services and discuss job opportunities in those fields.

The R-Connect Community and Employment Fairs will also feature information and assistance related to starting a business, skilled trades job opportunities, youth summer, access to food and housing, and more.

R-Connect Community and Employment Fairs will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 8 – Edgerton R-Center, 41 Backus St.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 28 – Carter Street R-Center, 500 Carter St.
  • Wednesday, March 22 – Avenue D R-Center, 200 Ave. D
  • Wednesday, April 5 – Thomas P. Ryan R-Center, 530 Webster Ave.
  • Wednesday, April 19 – Tyshaun Cauldwell R-Center for Hope, 524 Campbell St.
  • Wednesday, May 24 – Rochester Community Sports Complex, 460 Oak St.

See for more information.