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Gentrification:
Exploring Solutions

[Image of J. Rosie Tighe]

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

5:00 p.m. registration, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. program

Buffalo & Erie County Downtown Public Library Auditorium
1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203
Use Clinton Street entrance

Guest Speaker
J. Rosie Tighe, PhD, Associate Professor of Urban Policy and Planning, Cleveland State University

Panelists
Veronica Hemphill-Nichols, Founder, Fruit Belt McCarley Gardens Housing Task Force
Sam Magavern, Executive Director, Partnership for the Public Good
Marimba Milliones, President & CEO, Hill Community Development Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA
Dennis Penman, Penman Development Partners

Join us for a positive, enlightening evening!
Our speaker focuses her work on affordable housing, social justice and equitable development as she seeks ways to bridge the gap between research and practice. Our panelists will add insights and perspectives as we consider: What might work here?

This program is free and open to the public. Make reservations

online here

or call the League office at 716-986-4898 by Friday, April 20.

Street parking is free after 5 p.m. There are also paid lots nearby.




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