One third of our region’s K-12 students are children of color. Making sure these children grow up to participate in and benefit from the regional economy is at the heart of the Greater Buffalo Racial Equity Roundtable. Made up of 37 business, community, philanthropic, religious and political leaders, the Roundtable is developing strategies to advance racial equity in our community. The Roundtable’s work is led by a vision of Greater Buffalo’s shared future, where racial equity will create prosperity and opportunity for everyone in the community.
The nuances of language and the ways in which we communicate are critical components to getting on the path toward building racial equity.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s Diversity & Inclusion Council is rolling out its work plan and implementing steps toward its initial goals and objectives. These include:
Achieving diversity in the workplace is a great challenge.