This Friday, the Buffalo African American Health Disparities Task Force, AARP-NY, the UB Center for Successful Aging, and the Center for Inclusive Design & Environmental Access will co-host the third in a series of community conversations on racial and ethnic health disparities in our community. Elected officials and other community leaders will join us for a practical policy discussion based on what Buffalo older adults shared in listening sessions held last month at community centers in Buffalo.
Belle Center (Bilingual - Spanish Speaking)
Join us at the Belle Center - 104 Maryland Street, Buffalo, NY to bring your voice to a discussion of racial and ethnic disparities in Health, Economic Security and Livable Communities. The day will include a catered lunch, healthy lifestyle demonstrations and a facilitated community discussion. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in your community!
#DisruptDisparities Buffalo Listening Session
An opportunity to bring your voice to local, state, and national policy through a facilitated community conversation about racial and ethnic disparities in Health, Economic Security, and Livable Communities.
Join us at the William-Emslie YMCA 585 William Street Buffalo, NY. For a great lunch and opportunity to bring your voice to policymakers!
Join for a day filled with art, food, fun, and family-oriented activities at the crossroads of Linear Park & the Rail Trail!
Maker Faire is a family-friendly all ages showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. It brings together curious people who enjoy learning and love sharing what they can do. The faire gathers together adult and child tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, food artisans, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors.
Igniting Hope Conference 2018
- Learn about the causes of the health crisis among African Americans in Buffalo
- Learn how other communities are solving the problem
- Meet others like yourself who want to create a healthier Buffalo
Jan 16th Budget Proposal Day! This is an opportunity to influence $500 Million Dollar city budget before it's created!
This special hearing of the Buffalo Common Council will take place on Tuesday, Jan 16th at 5:30pm on the 13th floor of City Hall.
Do not miss the opportunity to share your idea and plan a change for your community!
Starting February 26, groups of sustainable change makers “will receive free hands-on technical support and learning opportunities to help grow their project idea toward implementation.”
If you believe that you can make a difference in Buffalo, apply to the program, the deadline is January 26.
The Arts Services Initiative of Western New York Inc is hosting an important professional development workshop on how to make cultural and arts events more inclusive for our community. The event will be held at Shea's Smith Theater on October 10. Organizations should attend so that our rich cultural offerings may become more accessible and available to more people!
This fall, University Express classes will introduce you to fascinating historical events and people, or help you to better understand complex situations in our world today. You may be inspired to read (or re-read) a great work of literature, incorporate a new wellness activity into your lifestyle, or even sample a new cuisine! -Patricia Dowling
Act now and you can put your valuable experience to work. Attend the Online Career Fair and reintroduce yourself to employers hiring nationwide. You can join this event from home, and just like an in‑person event, you can choose which activities you want to participate in.
The Network in Aging of Western New York is hosting a workshop event to discuss Age Friendly communities. Workshop presenters include Nora OBrien-Suric, the President of the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York , Randall Hoak, Associate State Director AARP New York, Rhonda Frederick, President and CEO of People Inc., and the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access, Brittany Perez and CCNY, Inc. Molly Ranahan presenting on what has been happening locally with Age Friendly Erie County. Register here.
IDeA Center occupational therapy intern, Jaydra Smith, hosted an inclusive design workshop with members of the Amherst Senior Center as part of her fieldwork experience at the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access. Read the summary report from the workshop here.
We invite you to Master of Urban Planning Studio Project (University at Buffalo) Public Presentation on Assessments and Recommendations of Age-Friendly Erie County
Each week SLOW ROLL meets at different venues and take a unique route throughout the city. Slow Roll is for everyone; all ages and experience levels are welcome. Both the leisurely pace and dedicated squad of volunteers enable a safe and social scene in which riders ages 4 to 94 enjoy the sights and sounds around the streets of Buffalo, meeting community stakeholders at multiple stops and ultimately ending at new and/or lesser-known destinations. Minors under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian and must be able to ride WITHOUT training wheels.