Fighting Poverty Together
RMAPI is a coalition of the willing, individuals and organizations working together to tackle systemic root causes that create and perpetuate poverty in Rochester.
Inequalities within the region -
- Compared with Whites in the region,African Americans are almost 3 times as likely to experience unemployment, while Latinos are 2 ½ times as likely.
- African American incomes are less than half those of Whites (49%), while Latino incomes are only slightly more than half (53)
Median Household Income by Race & Ethnicity for the 9-County Region
Poverty Rate Rates by Race & Ethnicity for the 9-County Region
Inequalities within the region – Economic Well-being:
- The poverty rates for both African Americans and Latinos are about 3 times that of Whites.
Let’s End Poverty
Make your voice heard!
Learn more about ways that you can use your experience and expertise in our community’s fight against poverty.
Become a Level Up Champion
Join the organizations doing their part to fight poverty and give our community a raise.
Support RMAPI’s Policy Agenda
Learn how you can help support our goals to raise wages, promote equitable and inclusive decisions, invest in families, and decriminalize poverty.
Lifting Community Voices
Creating Systemic Change