We currently offer remote programs for community members of all ages. Programs are collaboratively designed based on needs identified by children, youth, families, the community, and SUNY Buffalo State. Please view our CAC Summer Program Report for recent data.
Buffalo Beginnings will run this year as two programs funded by the Cullen Foundation. Both programs will be offered to multilingual families in the Buffalo community and include family engagement activities, virtual home visits, and desktops provided by Mission Ignite and additional support from M&T Bank.
English as a New Language (ENL)
Tuesday & Thursday: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
English class suitable for beginning and intermediate students.
U.S. Citizenship Classes
Thursdays 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. starting Thursday, September 17, 2020
Prepares recent immigrants and refugees to take the U.S. naturalization exam.
Buffalo Beginnings STEM Program
Mondays - Fridays 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Starting Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Engages middle school students in grades 5-8 in a project-based, STEM focused curriculum. The virtual program will feature several guest experts in various STEM fields along with field trips and exciting experiments. This program will continue throughout the school year as an after-school program.
Buffalo Beginnings Bridge Program
Tuesdays - Thursdays, October 28, 2020 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Offers newly arrived, former refugee students a virtual project-based curriculum that focuses on English literacy and school readiness through STEM activities. Family Engagement activities are offered remotely to create ongoing opportunities for learning and connecting to resources.
Global Youth Leaders Program
Every Friday from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Provides career, college, and community exploration activities to high school youth after school.
Part-time AmeriCorps ABLES
Engages Buffalo State students in 300 hours of service in CAC educational programs and leadership development to earn an education award.
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