Campaign Archive: solidarity

Understaffed and Overworked at the Catholic Health System

A supplement to our earlier report, “Breaking Faith,”  This new report “Understaffed and Overworked” includes first hand reports by whistle blowers, RNs, CNAs and housekeepers, documenting the looming crisis for patients and employees and Catholic Health. Follow this link to read …

Breaking Faith: How Catholic Health Officials Abandon Catholic Social Teachings

The people working within the Catholic Health (CH) of the Diocese of Buffalo for decades sought the justice lifted up by the world’s Bishops in 1971. Beginning with initial organizing efforts in the 1980’s, employees have faced a veritable wall of unethical, sometimes illegal, …

Rally to Save Our WNY Children’s Psychiatric Center

The WNY Children’s Psych Center Coalition needs your help this Tuesday, September 1st. The NYS Office of Mental Health has scheduled public forums for comments regarding their proposal to close the WNY CPC and merge it into the Strozzi Bldg. …

PRICE RITE IS WRONG

Price Rite is a low wage, low road employer. In Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, and elsewhere.  Its workers deserve a better. Joining together, we can and we will: help every hard-working Price Rite employee earn more, including benefits and …

BIG WIN: Wage board says YES to $15!

Just moments ago, the New York wage board recommended raising fast-food pay in ALL of New York State to $15 an hour. Your work, your voice made this happen. Take a minute and tell the world: WE ARE WINNING by …

$15-an-hour wage OK’d by board for fast-food workers

By Samantha Christmann Fast-food workers in New York State working at national restaurant chains were all but ensured a major raise Wednesday when a state Wage Board recommended increasing the minimum wage for them to $15 per hour. The board …

Exploring the potential of the Workforce Development Center

By Chris Caya A slice of the Buffalo Billion is going into the Western New York Workforce Development Center on the city’s East Side. Governor Andrew Cuomo is leading a chorus of local officials, promising the center will provide opportunities …

Local organizers raise funds for burned Southern black churches

By Jordyn Reiland Several local organizations and members of the community gathered Friday evening at a local coffee house to raise money and awareness for a number of black churches that were damaged or entirely destroyed in late June across …

Buffalo organizations raising funds rebuild churches torched in the South

Several Buffalo organizations are teaming up to help lift from the ashes a number of black churches affected by fire in the southern United States. Starting at 6 p.m. Friday, the Coalition for Economic Justice, the Buffalo Anti-Racism Coalition, members …

Hate Burns, Love Builds: Fundraiser to Rebuild the Churches

Please join the Coalition for Economic Justice, Buffalo Anti Racism Coalition, members of the faith community and allies as we host a fundraiser at Sweetness 7, located at 220 Grant St., on July 17th in an effort to fund the …