Do you have an idea to make your community better? Do you want to put that idea into action?
If so, please apply today to become a Champion for Change with One Region Forward’s Citizen Planning School! Through a series of eight evening workshops, homework, and teamwork over three months, Champions for Change learn how to turn ideas into action with practical tools, knowledge, and leadership skills.
Based on a match of talents and passions, Champions and University at Buffalo students will be placed in action planning teams. Champions also receive technical support through mentors in collaboration with UB’s School of Architecture and Planning.
Eight Tuesday Night Workshops
- February 25
- March 10
- March 24
- April 7
- April 14
- April 21
- April 28
- May 5
Idea Summit & Graduation Saturday, May 9 morning
University at Buffalo, South Campus, Hayes Hall
A community of faculty, staff, and community members who will be sharing their time, talents, and expertise this spring. Look for updates on our 2020 roster of mentors.
Recruit a Champion in Your Community!
Do you know a passionate, committed friend, family member, or neighbor in your community who you think would make a great Champion for Change? Help us recruit a talented and diverse pool of applicants:
- Champions for Change Flyer, PDF (great for printing and/or sharing via email)
- Champions for Change Flyer, PNG (great for posting on social media)
- Champions for Change Web Graphic, PNG (great for posting on social media)
- Draft Language for Recruitment Email/Social Media Post
- Curricular Overview of Course
- Direct Link to Application: https://forms.gle/iqM7WNFfwGDMbP9e6
How are citizens already helping to drive change across our region? Check out this video featuring the work of our past Champions for Change:
The University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning is hosting the sixth semester of Champions for Change.