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Public Policy - Research Starters

Rochester & Monroe County

The resources on this page are from local organizations and community groups. They are meant to inform about local issues and possible way to address these issues and policy stances for particular organizations. You can use them to learn more about a particular local policy issue.

Rochester & Monroe County Reports

ACT Rochester

ACT Rochester is part of the Rochester Area Community Foundation and it's purpose is to "change the culture of community problem-solving and associated decision making through the use of credible, independent and timely data" (


This video will introduce you to a few of the main feature and ways to use this website for policy issue research.