City of Buffalo Office of New Americans Releases Online Survey


In a continued effort to better understand the needs of the growing immigrant and refugee community in the City of Buffalo, the Office of New Americans has released an online survey designed to learn how the refugee and immigrant community use different kinds of media to communicate various events, businesses, programs, and educational opportunities. The brief survey is available to all members of the refugee and immigrant community and the results will be used to build a strategic communications plan for the Office of New Americans.

“In order to continue building a city of opportunity for everyone, it’s important to hear the voices of all Buffalo residents,” said Mayor Byron W. Brown, “I am excited about the progress that the Office of New Americans is making, and this communication survey will help the office reach more people in our growing refugee and immigrant community.”

“I’m confident that results of this survey will enable us to better communicate with the immigrant and refugee community and, as a result, be better prepared to build collaborations and good relationships that improve their opportunities for success in Buffalo,” said Office of New Americans Director Jessica Lazarin.

The communication survey for City of Buffalo Office of New Americans can be accessed by going to the following link: All members of the refugee and immigrant community that live in the City of Buffalo are encouraged to participate in the survey.

The Office of New Americans was established by Mayor Byron W. Brown to improve immigrant and refugee relations in Buffalo and to promote coordination of agencies and services addressing issues involving the city’s growing immigrant population.

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