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Community Land Trust Teach-In

  The Community First Alliance, which includes Fruit Belt residents and neighborhood-based organizations that have been organizing for years to make sure current and long-standing residents have a voice in development tied to the medical campus expansion. A community land trust …

2016 Annual Awards Celebration

ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR 2016 HONOREES

What was the most innovative campaign you saw in 2015? Who took their work to the next level? Who had a major victory to advance the cause of economic justice? These are the questions we you to keep in mind …

Newly formed Crossroads Collective seeks green economy for Buffalo

Eight local agencies who advocate for community causes are launching a new partnership that will push for economic, social and racial equality through the development of a green economy in Buffalo. What is known as the Crossroads Collective was introduced …

NY Renews Regional Stakeholder Meeting

In December  2015, as historic multinational climate negotiations concluded in Paris, France, communities across New York State celebrated the launch of the NY Renews climate and jobs campaign. The NY Renews campaign platform calls for:   –  Legally binding greenhouse gas emission …

CEJ Buffalo’s 2016 Annual Meeting

Join the Coalition for Economic Justice for its Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 10th at 5:30 PM at the United Way (742 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY). Learn about CEJ’s work for 2016 and beyond, including the Fight for $15, its …

Fight for $15 Rally at the State of the State

The state legislature can pass a statewide $15 in 2016 – but they need to feel the pressure from people across the state who know that an $8.75 minimum wage isn’t enough to live on. Take a stand against poverty …

Stand up to the Verizon 1%

Join us in solidarity with workers at Verizon/CWA members who are fighting back against the Verigreedy corporation to save thousands of good union jobs. Recently, the contract workers had at Verizon expired, and 39,000 Verizon workers from Massachusetts to Virginia …

Investigative Post Reports: The Buffalo Billion

Be sure to check out this informative event from the Investigative Post on the Buffalo Billion. Here are the details: Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, 7 p.m. At the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site , 641 Delaware Ave., Buffalo Jim Heaney discusses his …

Annual Celebration Shout-Outs

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2014 Annual Awards Banquet and made the evening an incredible success! We would like to once again thank our keynote speaker, Barbara Young, with the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and our honorees: the WNY Worker Center, Clean Air …