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Supporting Our Next Legacy Vision | Part 4 of 4

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AUTHOR: STEPHANIE CROCKATT, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, BUFFALO OLMSTED PARKS CONSERVANCY

Who would have imagined that 2020’s health pandemic would illuminate Buffalo’s lightbulb overhead as an “ah-ha moment” on why parks and access to healthy outdoor environments are absolutely essential? At the same time, a second humanitarian crisis commanded our focus for accountability, respect and decency for equity and the diversities of life. Was fate already in motion that 2020 would indeed become a year for both hindsight and vision on health and humanity?  And what does the future hold as we reimagine our urban living-infrastructure in the wake of such jarring occurrences? Read More