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

Nate Reilly

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Hum Ec '23
Buffalo, NY
Arts Services Initiative, High Road

Work Highlights

Worked with Art Services Initiative to uphold their mission to keep the arts sector apparent and powerful in response to COVID-19.

Enhanced the Arts Access program to keep arts accessible to low-income WNY residents by developing programming resources for art events and opportunities around the region.

Engaged with local arts patrons around Buffalo through informing them about community arts events, managing Arts Access social media, and promoting newly developed resources.

Advanced in becoming a more apparent frontline artist by assisting in public art projects and initiating my own mural to be installed in the months after the High Road ends.


Summer Takeaway

Civic participation and community involvement is crucial to social justice and progress and can create significant momentum to shape a High Road society.


Supervisor Quote

We couldn't have asked for a better team member than Nate. Nate's passion and experience in the arts really helped us think creatively and out of the box when it came to planning our next season of the Arts Access program and the COVID-19 changes we face. He brought knowledge and compassion to what ASI does for the arts field in a time when so many are struggling. BEST OF LUCK to him, he's an asset to any team, and we can't wait to see what else he does for WNY and Niagara Falls in the future!

- Jen Swan and Jess Trainor