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Plan a change for your community. 
Get the know-how to address change head-on and create a vision for your community’s future.
A preliminary analysis of the 57 citizen-created maps reveal some interesting trends and common themes.
Share your vision and ideas for a more sustainable Buffalo Niagara through photos and captions.

Upcoming Events

Sustainability Events in the Region
April 15, 2014, 3PM – 4:30PM

Cheers to Downtown Development

Shea’s Smith Theatre, 658 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202


One Region Forward In Your Community

April 16, 2014, 12 NOON- 1PM

A One Region Forward Conversation with Citizens for Regional Transit

237 Main Street, Buffalo, NY (Follow signs to the 2nd Floor conference room)


Sustainability Events in the Region
April 22, 23, 24, 2014

Buffalo Brownfield Opportunity Area Open Houses

Various locations around Buffalo, NY


One Region Forward In Your Community
April 29, 2014, 5:30PM – 7:30PM

What’s happening, One Region Forward?

Buffalo Niagara Partnership, 665 Main St., Ste. 200, Buffalo, NY 14203


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Recent News

CFA Letter of Intent 2014Make Your CFA Project Proposal Strong with Help from the WNY REDC

Submit a “Letter of Interest” today for funding from the WNY Regional Economic Development Council. Gain technical assistance from REDC on making your project proposal strong and competitive.

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Joint Meeting Local Officials, Business CommunityA Conversation with the Local Government and Business Communities, February 2014

Local officials, business representatives and chamber of commerce members gathered at One Canalside on February 11, 2014 to further a conversation that started in November of 2012 on what we can accomplish together to create a more sustainable region.
As leaders in the private and public sectors, the participants provided essential input on how we can coordinate to form a sustainable Buffalo Niagara. We look forward to reconvening in the Spring to comment on the first draft of the Regional Plan for Sustainable Development.

What 57 Maps Tell UsWhat the Maps Tell Us So Far

What do the choices citizens made on their maps tell us about what they want for our region?

At Community Congress Workshops this past fall, citizens got to map what they want their future Buffalo Niagara to look like in forty years. As work on the analysis continues, trends and common themes are emerging from an analysis of the 57 maps citizens across the region created at the November 2013 workshops.

View the Analyzed, Collective Results of November 2013 Workshop Maps

Looking across 57 citizen created maps to understand what citizens want their future Buffalo Niagara to look like.

See what the analyzed, collective maps look like

Ways You Can Get Involved in One Region Forward Right Now

PhotoVoices Across the RegionPhotoVoices Across the Region

Express your vision for making Buffalo Niagara more sustainable through photos and captions.

Take photos or videos of places you want to change or places you want to keep for future generations, describe how you feel about these places, and help shape the One Region Forward movement.

Get started adding your photos!