The Racial Equity Roundtable is a member of Employ Buffalo Niagara, a collaborative convened by the Buffalo Niagara Partnership. The Coalition uses a collective impact approach to establish a more inclusive workforce pipeline driven by employer needs
Comprised of key leaders representing business, philanthropy, government and education, the Coalition is focused on:
The Coalition has also been researching and working with other communities that have used collective impact to create systemic workforce solutions, including the LA Compact (Los Angeles, CA), Partnership for a Competitive Workforce (Cincinnati, OH) and Talent 2025 (Grand Rapids, MI). In addition, the Coalition has also been chosen to participate in the Communities that Work Partnership — a joint project of the U.S. Economic Development Administration Department of Commerce and the Aspen Institute Workforce Strategies Initiative (AspenWSI).