Join the growing number of people of faith
who are speaking to current public policy concerns.

POVERTY - Addressing problems of poverty in the Rochester area.

STATE / NATIONAL ISSUES - Elections, Fair Campaign Practices Project, and legislation, including First Amendment issues.

HEALTH CARE - Working with the Interfaith Healthcare Coalition on universal health insurance and related issues.

LEAD PAINT - Working with the Lead Paint Coalition, education about the problem and responses.

 Barry Swan, one of TIAR's representatives at the March 24, 2018 Rochester March for Our Lives anti-gun violence rally.

Barry Swan, one of TIAR's representatives at the March 24, 2018 Rochester March for Our Lives anti-gun violence rally.

 TIAR Participates in the Fair Campaign Practices Pledge  Here are three pictures from the September 7 ceremony of the signing of the Fair Campaign Practices Pledge by candidates for public office.  The photos in order: (Left) Candidates for public office signing the Fair Campaign Practices Pledge at the table set up by the League of Women Voters. (Center) TIAR President Gaynelle Wethers presenting remarks at the ceremony. (Right) Sheila Abeling presenting remarks on behalf of the LWV. Photos by H. Robert Herman,  rherman2@rochester.rr.com

TIAR Participates in the Fair Campaign Practices Pledge

Here are three pictures from the September 7 ceremony of the signing of the Fair Campaign Practices Pledge by candidates for public office.  The photos in order: (Left) Candidates for public office signing the Fair Campaign Practices Pledge at the table set up by the League of Women Voters. (Center) TIAR President Gaynelle Wethers presenting remarks at the ceremony. (Right) Sheila Abeling presenting remarks on behalf of the LWV. Photos by H. Robert Herman, rherman2@rochester.rr.com

2017 Annual Meeting

 Outgoing president Becky Elwell describes the year’s accomplishments (L). Outgoing president Becky Elwell presents outgoing Board Member and former president Sister Gratia L’Esperance with a gift for her long and valuable service to TIAR (R). Photos by H. Robert Herman,  rherman2@rochester.rr.com

Outgoing president Becky Elwell describes the year’s accomplishments (L). Outgoing president Becky Elwell presents outgoing Board Member and former president Sister Gratia L’Esperance with a gift for her long and valuable service to TIAR (R). Photos by H. Robert Herman, rherman2@rochester.rr.com

 Incoming president Gayle Whethers assuming her new position (L). The panel discussing “Deportation, Ban, and the Wall: Unwelcoming the Stranger” at TIAR’s 2017 Annual Meeting.  The panelists are (L to R). Photos by H. Robert Herman,  rherman2@rochester.rr.com

Incoming president Gayle Whethers assuming her new position (L). The panel discussing “Deportation, Ban, and the Wall: Unwelcoming the Stranger” at TIAR’s 2017 Annual Meeting.  The panelists are (L to R). Photos by H. Robert Herman, rherman2@rochester.rr.com

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