Buffalo, NY Community Summit
Parent Power and Partnerships!
Buffalo’s GradNation Community Summit, “Parent Power and Partnerships,” was held November 1, 2014 at Bennett High School. The summit focused on empowering, encouraging, and equipping families to be active in their children’s academic lives. More than 200 attendees were present; notable speakers included David Rust, Say Yes Buffalo; Eileen Buckley, WNED (local PBS station); Demone Smith, Buffalo Common Council Education Committee Chair; and Heath Frisch, Director, Office of Parent and Family Engagement.
Event Date and Time
Saturday, November 1, 2014 – 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
The Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts, 450 Masten Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14208
Say Yes Buffalo
Hashtags, website, Twitter, etc: www.SayYesBuffalo.org
Local Sponsors & Co-Conveners
- WNED/ WBFO
- David Rust, Say Yes Buffalo
- Eileen Buckley, WNED (local PBS station)
- Demone Smith, Buffalo Common Council Education Committee Chair
- Heath Frisch, Director, Office of Parent and Family Engagement
- Ernest Bihm, America’s Promise Alliance