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Teenagers! Meeting for MAP’s School-Year Jobs for Youth

MAP is getting ready to hire a team of young people to work with us through the 2016-2017 school year and we want you to apply. Come (and bring your parents) to a meeting on Tuesday, September 20th at 5:30 … Continue reading

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Please help us raise $1,500 for #NESAWG2016

Three adult chaperones and six teenagers are working on raising money to attend NESAWG’s conference in Hartford, Connecticut, this November.  This year’s conference is extra important to MAP, because NESAWG is offering a youth track — with workshops designed by … Continue reading

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Farmer Info Needed!

MAP’s partner, the Buffalo Public Schools Food Service Department, is seeking input from New York State farmers interested in supplying some of the district’s fresh produce needs for the 2016-2017 school year, for the Buffalo Farm to School initiative. CLICK … Continue reading

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20+ New Youth Start Working at MAP

In early July, more than 20 new teenage employees started working at MAP thanks to the the City of Buffalo’s Mayor Summer Internship Program and Buffalo Employment Training Center’s Summer Youth Program.  They joined nearly ten specialists who have already … Continue reading

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MAP Youth Khadijah Wins 100% Recognition

Several 100% billboards have appeared throughout our city calling attention to community leaders who are transitioning Buffalo to a clean energy economy.  Our very own Khadijah Hussein, was one of the awardees who now has a billboard on Niagara Street … Continue reading

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Taste Test Thursday Volunteer Calendar

Buffalo Farm to School Taste Test Thursday Volunteer Schedule

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Mobile Market Intern Needed on Thursday Evenings!

MAP is seeking to fill an internship position on Thursday evenings! Applications are due July 22, 2016, to: danielle@mass-ave.org. MAP’s Mobile Market is an initiative that combats food inequity head-on by bringing fresh and affordable produce to neighborhoods across Buffalo. … Continue reading

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Crossroads Collective local hosts for CommonBound 2016!

Register for CommonBound, and join over 700 people in Buffalo, with powerful visions for the future: a cross-section of community leaders, thinkers, and practitioners from around the world, including the New Economy Coalition’s 140-plus member organizations. Participants will share strategies … Continue reading

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MAP Joins the Crossroads Collective

The city of Buffalo is at an unmistakable crossroads, with a very clear decision before us. In one direction lies our toxic legacy – smoke stacks, depletion of resources, and lasting contamination.  In the other direction are clean, community-controlled energy, … Continue reading

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Teenagers! Apply Now for A Summer Job at MAP

MAP Growing Green’s 2016 Summer Program is a youth employment and educational program focused on making healthy food accessible to all people and improving our local communities through urban agriculture. WHO CAN APPLY? To be eligible for employment at MAP … Continue reading

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