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City Councilmember Adam McFadden at Roberts April 30th

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Roberts Wesleyan College will host Rochester City Councilmember Adam McFadden at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 30, to talk about issues facing the City of Rochester. The discussion is taking place in Cox Hall on Roberts Wesleyan’s campus and is being put on by the Office of Student Development.

In “Breaking Down Barriers and Building Bridges: Confronting Issues Facing the City of Rochester,” McFadden will discuss a number of issues including urban plight, poor schools, blighted communities and violence within the city of Rochester. He will inform attendees about some of the areas he has been involved in and how he has confronted some of the persistent, pervasive urban decay, as well as what he feels are the biggest areas of need in the city and the potential solutions.

The event is free and open to all members of the community. The discussion will be facilitated through a moderator, but audience Q&A with McFadden will be available. For more information about the event, visit the event Facebook page at, or e-mail Sofia Moore at

 About Roberts Wesleyan College

With an enrollment of nearly 1,800 students and a tradition of excellence since 1866, Roberts Wesleyan College is a leader among liberal arts and professional studies colleges with a Christian worldview. Striving for higher learning with a higher purpose, the college offers more than 50 undergraduate programs taught by high-quality, caring faculty, and graduate programs in business, education, health administration, healthcare informatics administration, marketing, nursing, school counseling and school psychology, and social work. Innovative undergraduate degree-completion programs are also available for working adults in health administration, nursing, organizational management and teacher education.