Peace Circles Underway in the Erie County Correctional Facility

Published July 14, 2015

Karima Amin, Founder/Director of Prisoners Are People Too, Inc., reports Restorative Justice progress in  the Alden correctional facility.

A 'High Road' Infusion for Open Buffalo

Published July 9, 2015

High Road Fellows Caro Achar and Lauren Lang speak about their backgrounds, their interests, and what drew them to spend a summer embedded in Buffalo's social justice movement.

Pastor Giles featured on "The Public Good"

Published July 8, 2015

Pastor James Giles of Back to Basics, Buffalo Peace Makers and Voice Buffalo discusses community policing in Buffalo with Sam Magavern on the Public Good.

Elisabeth Preisinger Joins Open Buffalo Staff as Program Associate

Published July 1, 2015

The Open Buffalo Program Associate is part office manager, part events coordinator, part executive assistant, part community liaison, part social networker and full-time agent for change.

Open Buffalo Coalition Calls for Immediate Passage of Fruit Belt Parking Legislation

Published June 18, 2015

Coalition of residents, community groups, and labor allies calls for immediate passage of Fruit Belt parking legislation (A.7574-A / S.5306-A)

Open Buffalo Celebrates Juneteenth

Published June 16, 2015

Beautiful weather and jubilant crowds lining Genesee Street made for a memorable Juneteenth of Buffalo 2015 Parade last Saturday.

How a Raise for Fast Food Workers Will Help WNY

Published June 4, 2015

New Innovation Lab Brief Explains How a Raise for Fast Food Workers Will Help Western New York.

Brutal Truth from Nicole Lee

Published May 18, 2015

On May 14, Nicole Lee, world-renowned human rights lawyer, returned to her hometown to give a talk at Greater Works Christian Fellowship.

Botstein Challenged and Inspired in Buffalo

Published May 11, 2015

Dr. Leon Botstein, thinker, conductor, and Bard College president, didn't disappoint in Buffalo. 

A Monumental Presentation in the Fruit Belt

Published May 5, 2015

Fruit Belt residents have drafted elements of a Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) that would enable long-term neighborhood residents to benefit from economic development, and prevent displacement.