- Mar 1, 2012: ADOPTED
- Mar 1, 2012: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
- Feb 24, 2012: REFERRED TO FINANCE
ATIVE RESOLUTION honoring L. Nathan Hare for his distinguished and ted service to the citizens of Western New York S, With February being Black History Month, it is a time to t on the struggles and victories of African-Americans throughout ountry's history and to recognize their numerous valuable contrib- to society; and EAS, It is incumbent upon the people of the State of New York to ize and acknowledge those within our midst who have made signif- contributions to the quality of life therein; and EAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long- ng traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor L. Hare for his distinguished and dedicated service to the citizens tern New York; and EAS, L. Nathan Hare has served as Executive Director of Community Organization, Inc. of Erie County since 2002; located in Buffalo, ganization is one of the oldest anti-poverty agencies in the coun- nd EAS, In his short time of spearheading the agency, L. Nathan Hare nitiated a new system of service to youth entitled Neighborhood for Restoration, Teaching, Uplifting, Recreation, and Education .T.U.R.E.); he rejuvenated the Neighborhood Services Department eated a new Family Development Department; and EAS, L. Nathan Hare is a lifelong resident of Buffalo, New York, he has been involved in issues of youth employment, youth training ducation, foster care, and juvenile justice for over 30 years; he rved as Director of the ECC Office of Special Programs, Commis- of the Eric County Department of Youth Services, and Western Director of the Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth; and EAS, L. Nathan Hare is also a scholar and teacher of both Chris- education and classical African history and culture, as well as a eller, playwright, and author; he earned his bachelor's degree in ss Management from Medille College, and holds a master's degree in ion from SUNY/Buffalo; he is a Doctoral Candidate in Education stration at the State University of New York at Buffalo; and EAS, L. Nathan Hare also serves as a weekly Radio/Television Host hree public affairs shows; "The World of Community Action" airing K-FM and Time Warner Cable, and "Living Now with L. Nathan Hare" FO-AM in Buffalo; his most recent awards include: the New York Conference of Black Senators for Outstanding Community Leadership; esidents Award from the Family Development Association of New York the Distinguished Alumni Award from Buffalo's Municipal Housing ity; and the MADDADS Community Leadership Award, as well as many ; and EAS, Inducted into the Heritage Registry of Who's Who, L. Nathan also has served and still serves on many boards and commissions, ing: New Yorkers Against the Death Penalty; Buffalo and Erie Coun- kforce Investment Board; New York State Community Action Associ- Primary Care Development Association; Buffalo Soccer Club; Commu- Centers Technology Network; Buffalo Crime Force Reduction Task the Buffalo Local Action Committee, among countless others; and EAS, L. Nathan Hare's distinguished record merits the recognition spectful tribute of this Legislative Body; now, therefore, be it LVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to L. Nathan Hare for his distinguished and dedicated service to the ns of Western New York; and be it further LVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran- d to L. Nathan Hare.