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Listen. Learn. Act.

Villa Maria College partnered with New York State Senator Timothy M. Kennedy and Say Yes Buffalo to present this free and open to the public event.

OCTOBER 18, 2022 · 7:00PM · Villa Maria College Auditorium

Education’s Role in Combating Racism and Violence.

Listen, Learn, Act provided a platform for leaders in education and the Western New York community to discuss racism, and the role educating plays in making a difference.

Read a Recap Written by Villa Students

Hosted By

Panelists consisted of students and faculty within our community.

Moderated by

Zeneta Everhart

Director of Diversity and Inclusion,
NYS Senator Timothy Kennedy,
63rd District

Dr. Matthew Giordano

Villa Maria College


Byron W. Brown

City of Buffalo

Dr. Shahla Ahmad, MD, CCFP

Family & Geriatric Medicine Physician,
Community Health Center of Buffalo

Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner

SUNY Buffalo State College

Timothy M. Kennedy

New York State Senator,
63rd District

In Partnership with

Say Yes Buffalo Operating Committee

In Collaboration With