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.
Tuesday & Thursday: 12:00p.m. – 2:00p.m. starting Thursday, September 10, 2020
English class is suitable for introductory or intermediate students.
Thursdays 5:00p.m. – 6:00p.m. starting Thursday, September 17, 2020
Prepares recent immigrants and refugees to take the U.S. naturalization exam.
Mondays - Fridays 3:00-5:30 p.m. Starting Monday, October 5, 2020
Engages 15 students, 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.
Tuesdays - Thursdays, October 6-29, 2020 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Offers newly arrived, former refugee students a project-based curriculum that focuses on English literacy and school readiness through STEM activities. An additional section of Buffalo Beginnings Bridge will be scheduled in the fall & spring semester.
Every Friday from 4:00p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Provides career, college, and community exploration activities to high school youth after-school
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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