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Buffalo Co-Lab

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Buffalo Co-Lab advances an equitable economy and democratic community, collaboratively integrating scholarly and practical understanding to strengthen civic action.

Michael Dolce

Photo: Mike Dolce
Buffalo, NY
Coalition for Economic Justice
  • Research and campaign design on accountable development policies for Buffalo’s waterfront development
  • Print and web-based communication and advocacy for implementation and expansion of living wage policies
  • Community outreach to city neighborhood residents about issues of economic justice
  • Activities coordinated by Allison Duwe, Executive Director, CEJ.

Coalition for Economic Justice (CEJ), formed in 1986 by faith and community leaders, is a permanent coalition of labor, faith, community, and university organizations advocating and empowering working families. CEJ seeks to improve living standards and level the playing field in WNY and beyond, by forging effective alliances and building lasting partnerships, by educating the community, and by providing a public voice for working people and low-income families. CEJ is the Buffalo affiliate of the NYS Labor-Religion Coalition and Jobs with Justice.