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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Civic Engagement Week: March 29-April 2

The Civic and Community Engagement Office will host Civic Engagement Week March 29–April 2. This week will feature opportunities for the campus community to learn about community concerns during virtual presentations and identify ways to take action.

Please register to join one of three virtual presentations:

  • Food Security in the Wake of Covid-19 in 14207
    Monday, March 29, Noon–1:00 p.m., with Talia Rodriguez of West Side Promise Neighborhood
  • What AmeriCorps and National Service Can Do for You
    Tuesday, March 30, 2:00–3:00 p.m., with Juweria Dahir of City of Buffalo, Division of Citizen Services 
  • Education Access for Multi-Lingual Learners
    Wednesday, March 31, Noon–1:00 p.m., with Jennifer Serniuk of Community Academic Center 

Presentations will be recorded for access after the live sessions conclude. 

Two additional pre-recorded presentations are available on the Civic Engagement Week website:

  • Talking Public Transit with Doug Funke of Citizens for Regional Transit on the Public Good
  • Redefining Safety and Exploring Alternatives to Policing with Charis Humphrey of Black Love Resists in the Rust; Emma Fabian of Evergreen Health; and Jalonda Hill of the Fair Fines + Fees Coalition; moderated by Andrea Ó Súilleabháin, Executive Director at Partnership for the Public Good. 

More information regarding each community concern and opportunities for action are listed on the website.

Submitted by: Aurora M. Schunk
Also appeared:
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Tuesday, February 23, 2021