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Who We Are

RYY places talented recent graduates of Rochester area colleges in community-based organizations for one year to create, innovate, or expand initiatives that address the various challenges facing youth and families in the City of Rochester.

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Fellowship Details

Rochester Youth Year is an AmeriCorps VISTA-sponsored social justice fellowship that strives to eradicate poverty for Rochester youth and families, strengthen communities, and promote community-centered leadership. VISTAs perform indirect, capacity-building service …

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About Us

Rochester Youth Year (RYY) is a social justice fellowship sponsored by AmeriCorps VISTA and administered by the Rochester Regional Network (RRN), a consortium of 8 local colleges. RYY connects passionate graduates with …

Since 2008

Our Impact

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VISTAs completed a year of service
7,885
community volunteers were engaged
89,224
hours were served by community volunteers
1,721,011
dollars of cash and in-kind resources were leveraged