by Dorothy Tao

SUBJECT:       Positive Programs for Buffalo's Public School Pupils

TIME:              Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 7:00-9:00 pm

PLACE:           The Buffalo History Museum, One Museum Court, Buffalo NY 14216

PROGRAM:     Positive Programs for Buffalo's Public School Pupils is the title of a forum presented by the League of Women Voters, Buffalo/Niagara, scheduled for Tuesday April 5, 2016 from 7-9 pm, at the Buffalo History Museum, One Museum Court, Buffalo NY 14216.  The program will focus on a vision for the future, the challenges, and positive initiatives in the Buffalo Public Schools. Dr. Kriner Cash, Superintendent of the Buffalo Schools, will be the keynote speaker of the forum. He will be followed by a panel, including Yvonne Minor-Ragan, recently retired president of Buffalo Promise; Anne S. Ryan, Executive Director, Read to Succeed; and Miguel Medina, Principal, School 33 - Bilingual Center. Each panelist will provide an overview of: the achievements of his/her project; how it was accomplished; problems faced and solutions devised.  A question and answer period will follow.

As citizens, we know well that educating our young people is the key to creating and maintaining strong communities and our democracy. We are well aware of the many problems public education faces in these challenging times.   Come hear about the positive educational efforts launched in Buffalo that show promise now and for the future.  This program is free and open to League members and the public. Please RSVP by calling the League office at 716-986-4898 or going online at [email protected].  We look forward to seeing you there.


The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Membership in the League is open to men and women of all ages. With more than 90 years of experience and 800 local and state affiliates, the League is one of America's most trusted grassroots organizations.