Greater Buffalo is on the rise and we believe all our residents should have the opportunity to take part and fulfill their highest potential.

When we tackle the existing gaps in racial equity, we will expand opportunity in neighborhoods across the region — where people live, work and raise their children.

Our region will see even greater growth when all our residents can learn, work and further contribute to a healthy, thriving and prosperous community.

Racial Equity Dividend Report

What could happen when we close all the gaps?

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Voices of Equity: Willow Brost

July 18, 2017

Willow Brost, Buffalo Prep Board of Directors, Emeritus, shares how achieving racial equity provides access to opportunities, helps our economy, and brings a strength and hope for truly unifying our community. 

To learn more about the benefits of closing the racial equity gaps, download "The Racial Equity Dividend: Buffalo's Great Opportunity

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Voices of Equity: Alphonso O'Neil-White

July 10, 2017

Alphonso O’Neil-White, now retired from BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, serves as the chair for the Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable. Here, he shares the undeniable opportunity for criminal justice reform and the readiness to provide bipartisan support to address this. The Roundtable is committed to improving juvenile justice practices and improving the reentry system through several initiatives with national partners.

To learn more about the benefits of closing the racial equity gaps, download "The Racial Equity Dividend: Buffalo's Great Opportunity

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