Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. (HOCN) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that exists to create, facilitate and support housing and neighborhood development in Buffalo’s core communities.

HOCN in the Media

'Bridging the Gap'

Saturday, July 23, 2011, 12:00AM – BUFFALO NEWS, STRICTLY BUSINESS BLOG Updated: July 23, 2011, 3:29 PM View Original Article Heart of the City Neighborhoods, a West Side-based community development corporation, is hosting a small business development forum, titled “Bridging the Gap,” for minority and women contractors and developers. The event will be held from …

Building a Movement: A Nickel City Film Series

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 12:37pm- BUFFALO RISING ONLINE View Original Article Written By Anicka Edwards After taking a week off, local Community Development Corporation Heart of the City Neighborhoods (HOCN) will continue presenting its film series titled “Building a Movement: A Nickel City Film Series” this week. The series has two more films remaining:” Welcome …

Building A Movement: A Nickel City Film Series

Tuesday, July 5th, 8:10 pm- WGRZ CHANNEL 2 NORTH BUFFALO NEWS View Original Article Submitted by Katie Riznyk, Topics: Arts, Culture, Events, News Local Community Development Corporation Heart of the City Neighborhoods (HOCN) began presenting their first ever film series, titled “Building a Movement: A Nickel City Film Series” this June. The series, running through …

Heart of the City to Open Film Series Wednesday

June 14, 2011, 6:27 AM BUFFALO NEWS View Original Article Heart of the City Neighborhoods will kick off “Building a Movement:A Nickel City Film Series,” free screenings of five community-related documentaries, at 7 p. m. Wednesday in the Theatre of Youth, 223 Allen St. It starts with the 2003 film “Flag Wars,” which looks at …

Heart of the City's 2nd Annual Kickball Tournament

Tuesday, May 31st, 11:15 am WGRZ.COM Submitted by Steve Morse, Onsight Photography View Original Article Saturday, June 4th from 12:00pm-6:00pmEnjoy hot dogs, beer and other refreshments atour concession stands while you cheer on localorganizations and businesses as they competefor the trophy! Bring out the whole family tokick-off the summer with Heart of the CityNeighborhoods, a …

Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. 2nd Annual Kickball Tournament

May 29th, 2011 6:13am- EXAMINER.COM By Rachel Monaco View Original Article Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc., which helps provide affordable, quality housing to Buffalo’s Lower West Side, will host its 2nd annual kickball tournament on Saturday June 4th at LaSalle Park. This annual fundraiser will feature numerous not-for-profit agencies and area organizations across the …