My name is Miguel Meléndez, a lifelong Rochester native, a husband, father of three, community organizer, advocate, and current member of Rochester City Council. I have dedicated my entire career to building bridges and seeking solutions to complex problems. I have advocated for many investments, pushed community engagement processes to a higher standard, and increased awareness around pressing issues such as the opioid crisis. I have a registered track record of advancing and lifting the voices of residents and doing the work with people.
Healthi Kids Coalition member
Play Rocs campaign member
Trillium CARES Coalition member (syringe cleanup effort)
My Brother’s Keeper Advisory Board member
Mayor’s Reinvention & Reform Committee (Coordinating response to E.O. 203 – includes UCLM, RASE Commission, and Police accountability board)
Chief Community Engagement Officer (Ibero-American Action League, Inc.) w/ executive oversight over:
At Ibero-American Development Corporation, I provide oversight to: