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Coming Up On Connections: Tuesday, February 2nd

TINA MACINTYRE-YEE, Democrat and Chronicle

First hour: Public integrity in Monroe County government

Second hour: Reshaping Rochester - "Equity by Design"

In our first hour, Democrat and Chronicle reporter David Riley will be in studio to talk about BobWiesner’splea deal and the LDC case. We’ll also discuss Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo’s proposal to create an Office of Public Integrity. Our guests:

  • David Riley, civic engagement reporter, Democrat and Chronicle
  • James Sheppard, Monroe County legislator and former director of the City of Rochester's Office of Public Integrity

Then, how can we design a more equitable Rochester region? The first presentation of this year’s Reshaping Rochester series will be held next week. It’s called “Equity by Design,” and will focus on how sustainability and social justice can improve the quality of life for people in our community. We’ll talk about project ideas for our region and how they compare to award-winning projects across the country. Our guests:

  • Maureen “Mo” Duggan, executive director, Community Design Center of Rochester (CDCR)
  • Howard Decker, board member, Community Design Center of Rochester (CDCR)
  • Anne-Marie Lubenau, director, Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.