For our 2024 MLK Day of Service, Open Buffalo was accompanied by Nickel City Ultimate and the Buffalo Urban League Young Professionals.
We are seeking a highly motivated and organized Executive Operations Specialist to provide comprehensive support to our Executive Director, Franchelle Parker. The ideal candidate will be a proactive and detail-oriented professional who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
In the state of New York, there is concrete evidence of the long-term psychic damage inflicted upon the Black community, including the subsequent effects on housing discrimination, biased policing, income inequality and mass incarceration of African Americans.
Open Buffalo is proud to help bring to the public a new data-mapping tool that will help our community develop a clearer picture of the problem of lead pipes delivering water to city homes.
Training sessions designed to not be a sixth day of school, but a hands-on workshop where your real-time learning can be applied as soon as you walk out the door.
This year our all-star support team for Getting out the Vote (GOTV) paved a foundation for future years!
There is no other better example of building together and creating community than a passionate community-focused, service training.
The Open Buffalo Ecology Center is a 10-acre urban refuge that will be housed on Buffalo’s East Side. It will offer the ample green space, outdoor recreation, educational opportunities, and community-building spaces and activities intended to correct the financial and physical harms inflicted upon Black bodies amid decades of environmental racism, systematic disinvestment, and a worsening climate crisis.
Ms. Ina had a deep passion for caring for her “community babies,” being a god-mom, mentoring, and being an educational advocate, leaving an indelible mark on Buffalo Public Schools at every level.
Open Buffalo Executive Director Franchelle Parker was honored at the 51st Black Achievers Awards on September 30, 2023.