Buffalo Commons

Engagement Opportunities Library

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 workshops that share knowledge for the public good on topics ranging from civic engagement and local policy to best practices in community-based research. Unless otherwise noted, each will occur in the Buffalo Commons classroom @ 617 Main Street, Suite 300. These workshops were made possible through the John R. Oishei Foundation whose is committed to funding important research and promoting community learning. 


2019 Educational Programs

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.

 Would you like to attend or present at a workshop? Email Kristin, at buffalocommons@cornell.edu.





2018 Workshops and Labs [Archive]