Alienum phaedrum torquatos nec eu, vis detraxit periculis ex, nihil expetendis in mei. Mei an pericula euripidis, hinc partem.

Media and Special Events

Providing News You Can Use

We are linking CAO to communities throughout Western New York by conducting outreach through multiple channels.

Our Media and Special Events division is responsible for linking the agency to communities throughout Western New York by conducting outreach through multiple channels. We utilize various public and neighborhood events to inform residents of the services that are currently available and we engage our online audience with “news they can use” through various social media channels including a livestream of our weekly public affairs show, Living Now with L. Nathan Hare.

You can also learn about CAO programs, services and other programs and initiatives taking place in and around Western New York through our weekly media shows, hosted by our President and CEO, L. Nathan Hare.

Sundays 8:30am – 9:00am
World of Community Action

Mondays 10:00am – 11:00am
Living Now

Listen Live
Watch Live

Saturdays 11:00am – 12:00pm
Think Again

Listen Live

Mondays 1:00pm – 1:30pm
Thursdays 5:30pm – 6:00pm
World of Community Action

To inquire about more information from a recent broadcast, or if you are interested in appearing as a guest on any one of our shows, click here.

CAO Speakers Bureau

The Community Action Organization provides conference, seminar, and meeting speakers on a variety of topics of interest to Western New York residents. We provide this service to community and other non-profit organizations.

Our speakers provide a service to your audience that is insightful, educational, and often challenges them to become more involved. We are ready to discuss the issues of interest to your club, church, civic/community, or professional organization. Contact us for more information on scheduling a CAO speaker for your next event.


  • Neighborhood Empowerment through Community Action
  • Low Income Economic Development
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Youth Development

The Latest in the World of Community Action


“Living Now with L. Nathan Hare” has been nominated for Top Radio Show by Power 96.5! The live public affairs show, now in its 8th year, airs every Monday morning from 10am – 11am and addresses community issues, news and information. To show your support, vote for CAO’s Living Now at: Deadline is June 17th at 12:00am

CAO offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th. We will reopen on Monday, November 30th. (Our DART Clinic will remain open.)