Published on May 5th, 2015 | by GrowWNY Intern


Daemen College Center for Sustainable Communities & Civic Engagement

Meet the member organizations of the Western New York Environmental Alliance! 

Organization Name: Daemen College Center for Sustainable Communities & Civic Engagement

Mission: To provide education and resources to the Daemen community and the community-at-large on issues of social, economic, and environmental sustainability. We are dedicated to promoting a life-long commitment to civic responsibility among Daemen students, faculty, and staff through a focus on building assets for future generations.

Vision: To facilitate partnerships between students and underserved communities, develop active, safe, and thriving communities, enhance respect for diversity, promote the value of self-learning, inspire global citizenship, and respond to the needs of global citizenship.

Key Achievements:

  • Partnership with the Seneca Babcock Community since 1998
  • Partnership with Fruit Belt neighborhood from 2005 through 2013, focusing on medical initiatives – Has since refocused work to the Broadway-Fillmore Community

Leadership: Cheryl Bird, Director

Established Date: 2001

Location: Daemen College

Purview: Buffalo

Website and Social Media:

Contact Information: Phone: (716) 839-8489

Significant Events:

  • WNY Environmental Summit
  • “World on Your Plate” Food Conference
  • WNY Apollo Alliance in the HECK Weatherization Project

Membership Offered: Yes

This membership profile was created by UB Honors Student Dylan Burns, Fall 2014.

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