On Common Ground: Exploring parks and social justice through F.L. Olmsted and Dr. King – May 16

A FREE community conversation where we seek to learn about where and how Mr. Olmsted’s philosophies align with Dr. King’s values, and to explore the role of parks and greenspaces through the lens of equity and justice. With Sara Zewde, Founding Principal of Studio Zewde; Olmsted Scholar, and Assistant Professor at Harvard University, “Cotton Kingdom, Now”; Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders, Assistant Professor at The University of Colorado Boulder, specializing in African American history; Jillian Hanesworth, Emcee; Buffalo’s first ever Poet Laureate, community organizer, a recording artist and activist; Clifford Bell, Invocation; Chairperson of the Board of the Buffalo African American Museum, Community Champion; Wil Green, Moderator; University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education, Director of Outreach & Community Engagement, and Educational Consultant.

Tuesday, May 16 at 6pm – 8pm. Doors open at 5:30pm.

Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14211

To sign up and more infor, visit https://www.bfloparks.org/event/may16/.

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