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Since 2007, our work has been dedicated to effecting lasting, positive change in our community. Created with the help of educators, students, volunteers, interns, and independent researchers, our rich body of reports, policy briefs, and fact sheets can now be found in the Buffalo Commons.

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May 8, 2017

​New Report on Health Equity and the Path to Inclusive Prosperity in Buffalo

Community-based organizations and advocacy groups in Buffalo have partnered with national research institute PolicyLink to develop a groundbreaking new profile of the city. Advancing Health Equity and Inclusive Growth in Buffalo, released today, highlights the persistent inequities in income, …

April 28, 2017

Crossroads Collective Marks Victories over National Fuel, Corporate Interests on Behalf of People and Planet

Buffalo, NY ⏤ The Crossroads Collective is building an intersectional movement for energy democracy and climate, economic, and racial justice in Buffalo and Western New York that is led by working-class and low-income communities and communities of color. Over the past several weeks, Crossroads …

April 21, 2017

New Petition Demands that NYS Take Action on Lead Poisoning

The Environmental Education Associates recently created a petition to demand that New York State take on management and enforcement of the Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule, which establishes safe work practices for contractors, landlords and others that disturb lead paint in homes and child …

April 12, 2017

May Day Puppet Making Workshops April 23rd and 30th

Two day-long puppet-making workshops will be held on April 23rd and 30th. Community members will bring May Day's regenerative economic principles to life by creating puppets and participating in coloring and story-telling. Your work will be the centerpiece of May Day's parade, rally, and skate …

From the Buffalo Commons View All

2016 Annual Report on the State of Homelessness in Western New York
Advancing Health Equity andd Inclusive Growth in Buffalo
Health Equity: The Path to Inclusive Prosperity in Buffalo
Why Buffalo Needs Inclusionary Zoning; Affordability, Workforce Development, Inclusion, and Quality Housing
The PUSH Green Development Zone: Building Housing Equity from the Ground Up