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‘Bear With Me’ Cast Spotlight: Tanishia Johnson

Tanishia Johnson is the ROC the Future Family & Community Empowerment Manager. In her role she will build relationships between ROC the Future and key stakeholders and partners, including leaders…

‘Bear With Me’ Cast Spotlight: Karen Elam

Karen Elam is the proud mother of fifteen-year-old triplets – two boys and a girl. She has been blessed to share the adventures of parenting with her husband, Howard Solomon.…

‘Bear With Me’ Cast Spotlight: Kiara Warren

Kiara Warren is the Assistant to the Director of Special Projects and Education Initiatives at the City of Rochester Mayor’s Office.  She is also a momma who has birthed two…

‘Bear With Me’ Cast Spotlight: Eleanor Coleman

Eleanor Coleman has been married to her wonderful husband, Dennis for 40 years. Their three children, Jeremy, Rachel, and Jessica are soulful and radiant. She and Dennis’ grandson, Emery, is…

‘Bear With Me’ Cast Spotlight: Jacqueline Lindsey

Jacqueline Lindsey is a Social Work Supervisor with the Baby Love Program, where she works with pregnant women to help them overcome barriers and stressors to achieve a healthy pregnancy…

‘Bear With Me’ Cast Spotlight: Lauren Deutsch, Esq.

Lauren Deutsch, Esq. is the Executive Director of the Worker Justice Center of New York, a non-profit law firm devoted to dignity in labor for every human, regardless of income, gender,…

The Collaborative Effort of Public Health

As a senior Biology major at the University of Rochester, my background in public health might not be as extensive as previous interns. My past experiences comprise of community service…

Celebrating the Resilience of Mothers

Our theme for this year is Building Women’s Resilience, and we chose this theme for a lot of reasons. We know that our community deals with a lot of hard…

A Culture of Care

Hello! My name is Rachel and I started interning at Healthy Baby Network in September 2017. I started my internship for a class at the University of Rochester, where I’m…