Olmsted Community Alliance

Olmsted Community Alliance

Upcoming OCA District Meetings

OCA District meetings are scheduled to occur every quarter. The Q3 meeting schedule is as follow. Click here to RSVP to attend in-person or via Zoom.

  • West District (Front, Prospect & Days Park, Symphony & Ferry Circles) | July 13, 5:30pm – 7:00pm, Isaias Gonzalez-Soto Library, 280 Porter Ave, Buffalo, NY 14201
  • South District (Cazenovia & South Parks, McClellan & McKinley Circles, McKinley & Red Jacket Parkways) | July 20, 5:30pm- 7:00pm, Tosh Collins Community Center, 35 Cazenovia St, Buffalo, NY 14210
  • MLK Jr. District | July 28, 6:00pm – 7:30pm, King Urban Life Center, 938 Genesee St, Buffalo, NY 14211
  • Delaware District (Delaware Park, Bidwell, Chapin, Lincoln Parkways, Colonial, Gates & Soldiers Circles) | August 3, 6:00pm – 7:30pm, Parkside Lodge, 84 Parkside Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214
  • Riverside District | August 10, 2022, 6:00pm – 7:30pm, DePaul Riverside, Auditorium, 238 Ontario Street Buffalo, New York 14207

All meetings will be available for attendance via Zoom, and will be recorded for members of the public to re-watch on a later date. The in-person meeting option will be assessed weekly based on CDC guidelines for Covid-19. All in-person attendees are expected to be vaccinated.

RSVP to an OCA meeting

Past OCA District Meeting Resources

OCA District Meeting Q2: Apr – May 2022

View Q2 2022 Zoom meetings

OCA District Meeting Q1: Jan – Feb 2022

View Q1 2022 Zoom meetings

What is the Olmsted Community Alliance?

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Purpose of the Olmsted Community Alliance (OCA)

  • Build representation from every Olmsted park district
  • Provide opportunities for community dialogue, feedback and input throughout the Olmsted parks
  • Enhance collaboration and awareness between BOPC, park neighbors and community partners
  • Increase public knowledge of BOPC’s role and mission for Buffalo’s historic landscapes
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Overall Strategy and Commitment of the OCA and BOPC

  • Members of the OCA and BOPC to meet quarterly at park district meetings
  • Members of the OCA to commit to sharing what they learn with their network and community
  • Members of the OCA to relay feedback to and from their community to BOPC
  • BOPC to send monthly email to OCA members with news, reports, updates, events, call-to-actions relating to their park district and systemwide
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Checklist for OCA members

  • Attend the upcoming OCA meeting for your district(s). Meetings are scheduled to occur quarterly throughout the year
  • Join the OCA Facebook group
  • Keep a lookout for the monthly OCA update email from BOPC. If you are not sure if you are on the email list, please email [email protected] or call (716) 838-1249, ext. 31
Join the OCA Facebook Group