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Buffalo Co-Lab advances an equitable economy and democratic community, collaboratively integrating scholarly and practical understanding to strengthen civic action.

Eliza Sherman

Eliza Sherman
ILR '21
High Road Fellowships - Buffalo, NY
Westminister Economic Development Initiative
WORK HIGHLIGHTS

 • Started the creation of a 4-year business development program for incoming vendors at the expansion Bazaar, including providing a format for future trainings to be created and how to continue the process after this summer.

• Developed a comprehensive resource list for vendors to find help in community and online resources.

• Conducted interviews with potential business mentors for West Side Bazaar vendors.

• Brainstormed upcoming events to engage community members with the West Side Bazaar.

• Developed presentation materials for outreach sessions about WEDI’s new initiative, the Kitchen @ the Market.

BUFFALO HIGHLIGHT

Visiting the Richardson Olmstead Campus, a National Historic Landmark, and the Hotel Henry on the property with my two supervisors.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT

The Friday Education day. Learning about the NYS Teachers Union from Elizabeth Vignaux and the work of Say Yes and Gellenia Smallwood was inspiring.

INTERESTS

Social justice, travel, art, spinning, photography, podcasts, sports.

CONVENTIONAL AND UNCONVENTIONAL SKILLS

Communication, graphic design and social media, curiosity, self-advocacy, creativity.

BLOG POST

I Care About Politics

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2019