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?


Voices of Equity: The Most Reverend Richard J. Malone

March 19, 2017

This week's Voices of Equity features The Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. Bishop Malone shares a prayer for our citizens and community and encourages everyone to do what is right and move forward providing opportunity for all.



Voices of Equity: Blythe Merrill

March 14, 2017

This week's Voices of Equity features Blythe Merrill, Senior Vice President for the John R. Oishei Foundation. Ms. Merrill speaks to the power that every person in our community has to inspire change and how, together, we can become a model in this equity work for communities across the country.



Voices of Equity: The Honorable Rose Sconiers

March 7, 2017

Hear from The Honorable Rose Sconiers about the value of perseverance and how it contributed to her success as an Associate Justice of the New York State Supreme Court.