Erica Bryant, Rochester D and C

Erica Bryant

Rochester D and C

Rochester, NY, United States

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Past articles by Erica:

1 in 10 RCSD students experienced homelessness during school year as affordable housing dries up

A housing scam left a mother and two children homeless. The experience is not uncommon. One in 10 RCSD students experienced homelessness this year. → Read More

Columnist: Undocumented workers toil on our farms, we should allow them to get a license

New York Senate should pass Greenlight bill to make life a little easier for undocumented workers who produce the food that keeps us alive. → Read More

Girl remains in critical condition after crash killed her cousin, aunt and grandmother

Three people, two women and a 4-year-old girl from New Jersey, died in the May 26 crash in Wyoming County. → Read More

Mercy student memorializes children lost to gun violence

Elizabeth Meisenzahl, a Mercy High School senior, is one of the student journalists on the Since Parkland project, which memorialized children killed by guns in the year following the Parkland massacre. → Read More

Art show raises money for international aid

Local and international artists have donated works to raise funds for projects in Guatemala, Uganda and India. → Read More

Do lawsuits have a good track record in forcing education reforms?

Many states are being sued for failure to provide students with an adequate education, but the results are mixed. → Read More

Want to build a rain barrel? You should

The Democrat and Chronicle's 5th annual rain barrel workshops will take place on April 27. → Read More

New York man held in solitary confinement at Attica has yet to be convicted of a crime

Plush Dozier, who has a long history of severe mental illness, is in solitary confinement at Attica Correctional Facility. → Read More

Rochester man held in solitary confinement at Attica has yet to be convicted of a crime

Plush Dozier, a man with a long history of severe mental illness, is in solitary confinement at Attica Correctional Facility. → Read More

8 months after Kodak Park school closed, its replacement is building new traditions

RISE\u00a0hopes to break the pattern of failing schools by fostering\u00a0the growth of relationships and bringing\u00a0many hands to meet the needs of its students. → Read More

What it's like at a Just Juice 4 Life juice fast retreat

Columnist tries a two-day Just Juice 4 Life retreat. → Read More

Homeless teen dies shortly after his family gets keys to new home

Donors provide more than $15,000 for family of homeless man who lost his battle Saturday → Read More

Time to Educate: Disadvantaged school defies expectations thanks to partnership with families

In 'partnership schools' parents and guardians are viewed as valued collaborators in meaningful decision making. → Read More

Through heart failure and homelessness, a family's love endures

Sister and brother fight to stay together through heart failure and homelessness. → Read More

More than a year after deportation, Reginald Castel receives pardon from Gov. Cuomo

A year after being deported, Reginald Castel received a pardon that may allow him to return from Haiti to his wife and children in Rochester. → Read More

In 60-seconds: How one school turned a storage space into a refuge for students

A school in Queens with 95 percent of its students living in poverty set out to meet their emotional needs through a comprehensive counseling program → Read More

School turns closet storage into wellness center for students scarred by poverty, violence

Threat of forced family separation adds to learning challenges for these teens, 95 percent of whom are economically disadvantaged → Read More

Homeless students in NYC outperform students who have never been homeless in Rochester

Reporter Erica Bryant will travel to the Bronx to see what some schools are doing right. → Read More

Initiative looks to draw on existing solutions to address African American mental health crisis

Leaders come together to discuss ways to help traumatized families who are drowning in toxic stress, encourage adaptation of existing models → Read More

Socioeconomic integration grant founders, but hope remains for diverse schools

A $1.2 million socioeconomic integration grant had few results but hope remains for integrated schools. → Read More