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Community Response in the Wake of Tragedy: Franchelle Parker and Tyrell Ford on The Public Good

Presenter(s): Tanvier Peart
Date: May 17, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Join us on The Public Good. This week we speak with Franchelle Parker, Executive Director of Open Buffalo, and Tyrell Ford, Lead Community Organizer at VOICE Buffalo. We discuss the tragedy that took place at the Tops on Jefferson on Saturday May 14 where ten people lost their lives and three others were wounded.
Franchelle and Tyrell share their personal responses to the hate crime and how their organizations are mobilizing to respond to community needs. We’re also talking about the upcoming budget decision and how city budgeting can directly impact community members.

Visit Open Buffalo's website, here

Visit VOICE Buffalo's website, here

And click here for a frequently updated Resource and Donation Guide to support Buffalo’s East Side in the wake of the recent tragedy at Tops.

Listen in on Tuesdays at 10:30 am on POWER 96.5 FM or MIX 1080 AM, or watch the video on our Facebook page.