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Connect with talent at ROC the Block!

May 16, 2023

ROC the Block is a community-based hiring initiative that will connect Rochester residents with local businesses through a fun, block party style employment fair.  Each event will take place in one of the cities four quadrants and will feature free food and a live DJ to create a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere for all participants.

  • There is no cost to participate.
  • The City of Rochester will provide one table and two chairs at each event.
  • Employers are encouraged to bring a company tent (10’ x 10’ or smaller) to protect your team from the elements.

Following are the dates, times, and locations for each event.

Date/Time Location
Wednesday, June 14th  (11AM-2PM) International Plaza – 828 N. Clinton
Wednesday, July 12th   (11AM-2PM) Willie Lightfoot R-Center – 271 Flint St.
Wednesday, Aug 9th     (11AM-2PM) Edgerton R-Center – 41 Backus St.
Wednesday, Sept 27th (11AM-2PM) Parcel 5 – 285 E. Main St.


Learn more and register by June 2nd

Contact Shawn Futch at with questions.

Click here to view the ROC the Block flier.


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