Women In Leadership: Local Woman Building Up Buffalo

May 30, 2014 Updated May 30, 2014 at 3:35 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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May 30, 2014 Updated May 30, 2014 at 3:35 PM EDT

Jessica Bauer Walker is the only employee of The Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo, but with help from volunteers, she is turning around Buffalo neighborhoods.

The Western New York native can be found at some of Buffalo's most challenged schools, at community centers around the city and working with Buffalo block club members.

The mission is to provide opportunities for the residents of vulnerable neighborhoods to realize their full potential for health and well-being.

Bauer Walker says healthy communities are strong communities! Watch her story. Here's Eyewitness News Anchor Joanna Pasceri.

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