The NET officers have been planning activities for neighborhood children, such as kickball and a field trip to Adventure Landing in the Town of Tonawanda. The officers came up with the idea of weekly soccer clinics that would bring the same police officers to the same locations on a regular basis, something the kids could count on and look forward to.
"They're trying to make it better for the younger generation." says Marquell Lovines. The neighborhood seems a little more peaceful, too, he said, and he's seen more kids playing outside and riding their bikes.
Read more about how police officers are using community-oriented policing strategies to tackle crime while building trust with residents on the Buffalo News.
The Racial Equity Roundtable includes more than 30 community leaders from public, private, nonprofits, and faith institutions convened to advance racial equity and promote the change required to accelerate a shared regional prosperity.
Learn more about what the Racial Equity Roundtable do to make one Buffalo, one community for everybody.
“Access to walking is influenced by both cultural and physical environments. Strategic attention to and promotion of factors that positively impact walking are necessary in order to continually improve the walkability of communities and the number of people who walk in order to improve their personal health.” says NiCole Keith.
Read more on National Physical Activity Plan about a conversation with NiCole Keith.
Did you know that we have easily 600 gardens that you can see on more than a dozen garden walks in Western New York? Yet another garden walk has been added to the list! The East Side Garden Walk in Buffalo will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 21.
Learn more about the East Side Garden Walk and other Garden walks happening in Western New York at buffalo-niagaragardening.com.