A coalition of labor, community, and religious organizations commissioned the Partnership for the Public Good
to produce a comprehensive study on racial employment inequality in the Buffalo-Niagara region. The coalition has released the study, “Working Toward Equality: Employment and Race in Buffalo
.” Presenting the findings at the Merriweather Library in Buffalo, the coalition called on the community to join it at a March 18 summit meeting to begin implementing the solutions outlined in the report. Coalition members include: New York State AFL-CIO; WNY Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO; Buffalo Urban League; Concerned Clergy of Western New York; Baptist Ministers Conference of Buffalo and Vicinity; NAACP Buffalo Branch; Coalition of Black Trade Unions (Buffalo Chapter); and Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (WNY Chapter).