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Buffalo Water releases first public-facing service line inventory map

December 19, 2023 – WBEN By Brayton J. Wilson Click Here to View Original Article The Buffalo Water Authority announced on Tuesday the early release of its first public-facing residential service line inventory map for residents in the City of Buffalo. Releasing one year ahead of schedule, Buffalo is one of the first cities in …

Home ownership by Blacks in Buffalo has flatlined

November 8th, 2023- Investigative Post By I’Jaz Ja’ciel View Original Article Despite a plethora of programs encouraging Blacks to purchase their own homes, the ownership rate for African-Americans in Buffalo has barely budged over the past four decades. Where there has been growth lately, it’s come in the suburbs, according to Census data and federal …

Clean Mobility Neighborhood Leadership Group

Clean Mobility refers to using transportation systems and vehicles that produce little to no harmful emissions and have a minimal environmental impact. The project incorporates unique and innovative investments in the East Side of Buffalo to address important needs, collaborate with additional investment opportunities, and co-create a creative, inclusive, and comprehensive strategy for clean mobility …

Linking food security, housing and health is way forward for East Buffalo

February 20, 2023 – BUFFALO NEWS By Janey Gramza View Original Article Here   Stephanie Simeon’s wheelhouse is affordable housing, so when she starts talking about food insecurity in Buffalo’s low-income areas, she has often been met with confused looks and a “stay in your lane” mentality. But that has changed since the hate-motivated mass shooting …