Youth Services

Combatting Poverty With YEM (Youth Entrepreneur Marketplace) CAO and community members plan to start YEM workshops and vending in July 2021. In April 2018, CAO partnered with community members to design the Youth Entrepreneur Marketplace (YEM) to destroy the cycle of poverty among families. Our goal is to assist families with becoming self-sufficient by having workshops and...

CAO Receives Environmental Excellence Award from Erie County Environmental Management Council for Water WORX Project and Engagement of Inner City Youth (Buffalo, NY) — The Community Action Organization (CAO) of WNY received an Environmental Excellence Award from the Erie County Environmental Management Council (EMC) for its role in the Water WORX Community Education project. Water WORX is a...