The public will be involved throughout all stages of the planning process. Public meetings will be led by Sandra White and will be an interactive, creative, and collaborative process—to seek to understand community members' needs, aspirations for the Corridor, and leverage participants' ideas. Final public review sessions will be held to ensure the goals of the Plan reflect the vision of the stakeholders and Corridor community.
For more than two decades award-winning urban planner and communications specialist Sandra White, has quietly dedicated her life to the preservation and promotion of African American history in Western New York. Her highly celebrated body of work extends from the shores of the mighty Niagara River (The River Jordan) to national historic sites that make up the treasured Michigan Street Historical Corridor in Buffalo New York. She has played a significant role in the development of historic Western New York Underground Railroad tourist attractions among them; the Michigan Street Baptist Church, Broderick Park, and the development of the Harriet Tubman Garden at Durham A.M.E. church.