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Volunteer with Buffalo Spruce Up!

This year Buffalo Promise Neighborhood has been selected to participate in SONYMA’s Buffalo Spruce-Up in conjunction with Belmont Housing Resources for WNY and University District Community Development Association, Inc. This means that volunteers, skilled workers, and staff across WNY and New York…
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Youth Spoken Word Showcase planned for April 21th

Speaking your mind, from the heart, in a rap, at a slam! Be there on April 21 at 7 p.m. when the curtain goes up on the Spoken Word Showcase: “All Word and No Play” at Bennett High School, 2885…
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Dayatra Hassan and Food for Thought Program Profiled

Local blog Queen City, has put together a wonderful article profiling Dayatra Hassan, director of the Food for Thought, a program run out of the Gloria J. Parks Community Center. Read the full article here: http://qweencity.com/community-profile/dayatra-hassan/

Better on Bailey builds on Bailey Avenue’s positive momentum

The University District Community Development Association (UDCDA) has been awarded a $300,000 Buffalo Main Streets Initiative (BMSI) grant to help in the revitalization of Bailey Avenue. The grant was awarded as part of the Better Buffalo Fund, an initiative of…
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