Timeline of ESP Coalition Events

March + Rally w/ We Are Women Warriors – 4/20/24

Presentation “From Negro Removal to Highway Removal: Understanding How Environmental Racism Continues to Shape Buffalo” at the Merriweather Library – 4/4/24

Dr. Jennifer Roberts and Ryan Reft, author of “Justice and the Interstates: the racist truth about Urban Highways”

Zoom Webinar “Healing Communities by Removing Highways” w/ John Norquist + Dr Jennifer Roberts

2/22/24

Town Hall Meeting at the Merriweather Library 

Kevin Ndayishimiye, Terry Robinson, Michael Gainer

2/9/24

March + Rally w/ We Are Women Warriors

1/6/24

Community Forum at Delavan Grider Community Center re: DOTNYSDOT New York State Department of Transportation’s Public Comments

Morgan Baker, Sean Sweeney, Jeff Carballada

1/5/24

Press Conference re: DOT’s Public Comments

Morgan Baker, Sean Sweeney, Jeff Carballada

1/4/24

UB’s Small Built Works Class final presentation at Delavan Grider Community Center

Brad Wales RA

12/17/23

Experts Discuss Highway Removal at Delavan Grider Community Center

Rochester Planning Technician, Jason Harezma + Director of the NYCLU Racial Justice Center, Lanessa Owens-Chaplin, 12/6/23

Press Conference re: Air Quality at Delavan Grider Community Center

Marcia Ladiana + Brad Wales

11/18/23

Press Conference & Info Session at Delavan Grider Community Center

Kevin Ndayishimiye, Terry Robinson, Michael Gainer

11/8/23

Additionally, ESP Coalition members have presented to the BPS Parent/Teacher Organization, Buffalo Architecture Foundation, Buffalo Urban League, and podcasts with Buffalo State College, Our City Action Buffalo, WNY Peace Center, Now You Know, and Vette Green

Here's how to support our efforts:

MEETINGS!

We meet twice each month, 5:45pm at the Delavan Grider Community Center

MAILING LIST!

We send emails to our supporters
two or three times a month

DONATE!

Support ESPC Directly
with a monetary donation

YARD SIGNS!

Show your support
in your front yard

LETTERS!

Tell officials what you think
about the project

EVENTS!

We host public events
in the community

JOIN THE FIGHT!

Become a Plaintiff in ESPC's suit against NYSDOT