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High Road Policy Summit

Date: April 27, 2021, 1-1:30 pm

Cornell University ILR Buffalo Co-Lab’s first annual High Road Policy Summit convenes stakeholders from government, community-based organizations, labor, academia, and the private sector to explore concrete policies and strategies for an equitable vibrant economy. Recent innovative policy proposals in the areas of racial equity, economic development, and worker ownership and control will be discussed in panels with elected officials and expert advocates. This inaugural summit will be held virtually and is open to the public.

Join us for moderated discussions among distinguished panels of speakers who are working to make a fair and just economy for all New Yorkers.

Speakers and panelists include: 

  • Rusty Weaver, ILR Buffalo Co-Lab Director of Research
  • Alex Colvin, Dean ILR School at Cornell University
  • Crystal Peoples-Stokes, NY State Assembly Majority Leader
  • Dr. Courtney McCluney, Assistant Professor, ILR School
  • Dania Rajendra, Director of Athena
  • Ron Kim, NY State Assembly Member
  • Jonathan Johnsen, Creighton, Johnsen & Giroux
  • Sean M. Ryan, NY State Senator
  • David Rivera, Buffalo Common Council Member
  • Andrew Delmonte, Director of Cooperation Buffalo
  • Cathy Creighton, Director, ILR Buffalo Co-Lab

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