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?


Erie County Reentry Resource Center To Be Established To Strengthen Reentry Services

April 18, 2019

Reentry Advisory Coordinating Committee calls for hub on W. Eagle Street in Buffalo to improve coordination of services, decrease further involvement in criminal justice system



Funding Opportunity for Emerging and Diverse Content Creators

August 20, 2018

Black Public Media Announces Call for Applications for the Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund



Voices of Equity: Richard Cummings

August 31, 2017

Richard Cummings represents the Black Chamber of Commerce of Western New York and is a founding member of the Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable. Mr. Cummings passionately shares his experience with the Roundtable's work to date and how the comradery of the leaders across sectors which have historically been siloed from one another in this work has made him believe that the hope for change in our community can be realized.

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