There are many ways for students, staff, and faculty from Cornell University and Western New York colleges and universities to participate in engaged learning in Buffalo.
Some of these opportunities include:
Visit the Be Informed page to find other libraries, tools, and sites where you can find additional WNY-focused research.
Buffalo Commons Knowledge for the Public Good Series
Buffalo Commons offers three series that share knowledge for the public good on topics ranging from civic engagement and local policy to best practices in community-based research. Each series focuses on a unique purpose: Civic Engagement Workshops, Learning Labs, and Scholar-Activist Forums. Unless otherwise noted, each will occur in the Buffalo Commons classroom @ 617 Main Street, Suite 300.
Civic Engagement Workshops
A series identifying and understanding what role individuals, organizations, and institutions can play in shaping policies and practices and making positive changes in our communities.
Policy Advocacy 101 Tuesday, September 25, 2018 @ 5:30-7pm
Community-University Partnerships Dinner (geared toward researchers/academics/students) Thursday, October 18, 2018 @ 5:30-7pm
Community-University Partnerships Breakfast (geared toward orgs/partners/groups) Friday, October 19, 2018 @ 9:00-10:30am
Running an Issue-Based Campaign Wednesday, October 24, @ 5:30-7pm
Working with the Media 101: Get Your Message Heard Date: TBA, November 2018 @ 5:30-7pm
A series exploring community and researcher partnerships for progress in real civic issues through our core issue areas.
501(c)(3) Advocacy Lab Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 12:30-1:45pm. Lunch Provided
Innovations in Civic Education and Voter Engagement Date: TBA, October 2018 @12:30-1:45pm. Lunch Provided
Innovations and Partnerships in Arts, Activism, and Education Date: TBA, November 2018 @ 12:30-1:45pm. Lunch Provided
A series developing a network between and amongst partners, researchers, and scholars by spotlighting diverse, innovative voices who are building more just, sustainable, and culturally vibrant communities.
Would you like to attend or present at a learning lab, workshop, or forum? Email Kristin, contact us.