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  • Healthy Communities 2030! Call

    11:00 am-12:00 pm
    July 1, 2020

    Weekly team call to go over progress, projects, administration and communications.

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  • Independence Day Recognized – Office Closed

    8:00 am-5:00 pm
    July 3, 2020

    Offices will be closed July 3 and will reopen July 6th at 9am. We will still be reachable at BeActive@City-Buffalo.org

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  • Independence Day

    12:01 am-11:59 pm
    July 4, 2020

    No additional detail for this event.

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  • Masten Park Virtual Livability Meeting

    11:30 am-1:00 pm
    July 7, 2020

    LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) is launching a Livability & Neighborhood Business program centered on issues of health and social justice.

    The goal of these conversations is to focus on learning more about how we can be responsive to the effects of the pandemic in our communities and what specific projects the community would like to see happen in the recovery phase. We will work with neighborhood groups to develop a list of catalytic projects that can be prioritized when relief or stimulus funding is made available. LISC WNY plans to support the implementation of those ideas this summer.
    This is the first of many conversations and in-depth action oriented engagement process in which we plan to learn neighborhood goals now and for the future. We want to know how we can best prepare to get the resources needed to these neighborhoods.
    LISC WNY is a collective impact organization that works with nonprofit groups, business districts, anchor institutions, and resident groups to align priorities so that districts are positioned to access future investment.

    Contact bperez@lisc.org for registration links!

  • Masten Park Virtual Livability Meeting

    4:00 pm-5:30 pm
    July 7, 2020

    LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) is launching a Livability & Neighborhood Business program centered on issues of health and social justice.

    The goal of these conversations is to focus on learning more about how we can be responsive to the effects of the pandemic in our communities and what specific projects the community would like to see happen in the recovery phase. We will work with neighborhood groups to develop a list of catalytic projects that can be prioritized when relief or stimulus funding is made available. LISC WNY plans to support the implementation of those ideas this summer.
    This is the first of many conversations and in-depth action oriented engagement process in which we plan to learn neighborhood goals now and for the future. We want to know how we can best prepare to get the resources needed to these neighborhoods.
    LISC WNY is a collective impact organization that works with nonprofit groups, business districts, anchor institutions, and resident groups to align priorities so that districts are positioned to access future investment.

    Contact bperez@lisc.org for registration links!

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  • Healthy Communities 2030! Call

    11:00 am-1:00 pm
    July 8, 2020

    Weekly team call to go over progress, projects, administration and communications.

  • Broadway Fillmore Virtual Livability Meeting

    11:30 am-1:00 pm
    July 8, 2020

    LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) is launching a Livability & Neighborhood Business program centered on issues of health and social justice.

    The goal of these conversations is to focus on learning more about how we can be responsive to the effects of the pandemic in our communities and what specific projects the community would like to see happen in the recovery phase. We will work with neighborhood groups to develop a list of catalytic projects that can be prioritized when relief or stimulus funding is made available. LISC WNY plans to support the implementation of those ideas this summer.
    This is the first of many conversations and in-depth action oriented engagement process in which we plan to learn neighborhood goals now and for the future. We want to know how we can best prepare to get the resources needed to these neighborhoods.
    LISC WNY is a collective impact organization that works with nonprofit groups, business districts, anchor institutions, and resident groups to align priorities so that districts are positioned to access future investment.

    Contact bperez@lisc.org for registration links!

  • Broadway Fillmore Virtual Livability Meeting

    4:00 pm-5:30 pm
    July 8, 2020

    LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) is launching a Livability & Neighborhood Business program centered on issues of health and social justice.

    The goal of these conversations is to focus on learning more about how we can be responsive to the effects of the pandemic in our communities and what specific projects the community would like to see happen in the recovery phase. We will work with neighborhood groups to develop a list of catalytic projects that can be prioritized when relief or stimulus funding is made available. LISC WNY plans to support the implementation of those ideas this summer.
    This is the first of many conversations and in-depth action oriented engagement process in which we plan to learn neighborhood goals now and for the future. We want to know how we can best prepare to get the resources needed to these neighborhoods.
    LISC WNY is a collective impact organization that works with nonprofit groups, business districts, anchor institutions, and resident groups to align priorities so that districts are positioned to access future investment.

    Contact bperez@lisc.org for registration links!

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  • Delevan Grider Virtual Livability Meeting

    11:30 am-1:00 pm
    July 9, 2020

    LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) is launching a Livability & Neighborhood Business program centered on issues of health and social justice.

    The goal of these conversations is to focus on learning more about how we can be responsive to the effects of the pandemic in our communities and what specific projects the community would like to see happen in the recovery phase. We will work with neighborhood groups to develop a list of catalytic projects that can be prioritized when relief or stimulus funding is made available. LISC WNY plans to support the implementation of those ideas this summer.
    This is the first of many conversations and in-depth action oriented engagement process in which we plan to learn neighborhood goals now and for the future. We want to know how we can best prepare to get the resources needed to these neighborhoods.
    LISC WNY is a collective impact organization that works with nonprofit groups, business districts, anchor institutions, and resident groups to align priorities so that districts are positioned to access future investment.

    Contact bperez@lisc.org for registration links!

  • Delevan Grider Virtual Livability Meeting

    4:00 pm-5:30 pm
    July 9, 2020

    LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) is launching a Livability & Neighborhood Business program centered on issues of health and social justice.

    The goal of these conversations is to focus on learning more about how we can be responsive to the effects of the pandemic in our communities and what specific projects the community would like to see happen in the recovery phase. We will work with neighborhood groups to develop a list of catalytic projects that can be prioritized when relief or stimulus funding is made available. LISC WNY plans to support the implementation of those ideas this summer.
    This is the first of many conversations and in-depth action oriented engagement process in which we plan to learn neighborhood goals now and for the future. We want to know how we can best prepare to get the resources needed to these neighborhoods.
    LISC WNY is a collective impact organization that works with nonprofit groups, business districts, anchor institutions, and resident groups to align priorities so that districts are positioned to access future investment.

    Contact bperez@lisc.org for registration links!

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  • Healthy Communities 2030! Call

    11:00 am-1:00 pm
    July 15, 2020

    Weekly team call to go over progress, projects, administration and communications.

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  • Healthy Communities 2030! Call

    11:00 am-1:00 pm
    July 22, 2020

    Weekly team call to go over progress, projects, administration and communications.

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  • WNY WALKS! Community Advocacy Team Meeting

    1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    July 23, 2020

    VIRTUAL Meeting! Community members, leaders, and stakeholders join to discuss walkability and regular physical activity throughout Greater Buffalo and Western New York. Meetings are usually 60-90 minutes long and create opportunities to build social capital, share ongoing initiatives, and help create positive community culture change. If interested in participating, contact us at (716) 851-4052 or beactive@city-buffalo.org.

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  • REACH Ferry Street Meeting

    1:00 pm-2:00 pm
    July 28, 2020

    The WNY WALKS! Team will participate in a call with the REACH Ferry Street Team to discuss the walkability intervention along the Ferry Street Corridor.

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  • Healthy Communities 2030! Call

    11:00 am-1:00 pm
    July 29, 2020

    Weekly team call to go over progress, projects, administration and communications.

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  • Passionate Living Show on WBBZ

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    July 30, 2020

    Every Tuesday and Thursday night at 8pm, check out Healthy Communities 2030! Partner Cat Miller as she explores different activities that support local health, wellness, and passion!

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