Economic Justice Studies Project

Resource Bank

The Resource Bank is a clearinghouse that includes recent publications, working papers, and conference materials. It will also help to further networking by providing a list of faculty and their research and teaching interests, link to other organizations, and announce events.

People

Organizations of Interest

Buffalo

UB Gender Institute
A university-wide research center that supports and promotes research and teaching related to women, gender, and sexuality.

Clinical Legal Education
An education program that offers diverse and sophisticated practice opportunities law students working closely with skilled supervising attorneys. Clinical offerings involve cutting-edge issues and complex matters in which creativity and innovation play key roles in serving clients effectively.

Coalition for Economic Justice
CEJ is a coalition of labor, faith, community, academic and student organizations, and individual activists  unites member organizations and activist with allies and resources to win campaigns that promote economic justice for all through building strong, diverse, sustainable communities.

Partnership for the Public Good
The Partnership for the Public Good builds a more just, sustainable, and culturally vibrant community through action-oriented research, policy development, and citizen engagement.

PUSH-Buffalo (People United for Sustainable Housing)
A local membership-based community organization fighting to make affordable housing a reality on Buffalo’s West Side.

Open Buffalo
A civic initiative to make major, long-term improvements in justice and equity, Open Buffalo is an unprecedented collaboration among a diverse group of partners.

Public Accountability Initiative
A research and educational organization focused on corporate and government accountability, PAI specializes in investigative, public interest research on power and corruption at the intersection of business and government.

Buffalo Chapter, National Lawyers Guild
The NLG seeks to unite the lawyers, law students, legal workers and jailhouse lawyers to function as an effective force in the service of the people, to the end that human rights shall be regarded as more sacred than property interests.

 

Beyond Buffalo

ClassCrits
A network of scholars and activists interested in critical analysis of law and the economy, ClassCrits aim to revive discussions of questions of class pushed to the margins or relegated to the shadowy past, considering the possible meaning and relevance of economic class to the contemporary context.

Vulnerability and the Human Condition Project, Emory University
The concept of "vulnerability" at the heart of the Initiative is anchored in the realization that fundamental to our shared humanity is our shared vulnerability, which is universal and constant -- inherent in the human condition.

Center for Progressive Reform
CPR is a research and educational organization with a network of Member Scholars working to protect health, safety, and the environment through analysis and commentary. CPR's 50+ Member Scholars -- working academics at institutions of higher learning across the United States -- provide research, analysis and commentary on a range of issues related to the environment, health and safety.

Better Markets
Better Markets is the public’s voice in the fight to reform and strengthen our financial system so it never needs a taxpayer bailout or threatens to plunge our economy into chaos again.

Americans for Financial Reform
A coalition of more than 200 civil rights, consumer, labor, business, investor, faith-based, and civic and community groups, Americans for Financial Reform is working to lay the foundation for a strong, stable, and ethical financial system that serves the economy and the nation as a whole.

Institute for Global Law & Policy
IGLP is a collaborative faculty effort to nurture innovative approaches to global policy in the face of a legal and institutional architecture manifestly ill-equipped to address our most urgent global challenges.

Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Work and Social Capital
The Center for Interdisciplinary Studies focuses on the study of work and social capital, with particular attention to the role that social class, race, and gender play in structuring relationships in society.

University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty
IRP is a center for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States.

UC Davis Center for Poverty Research
The Center for Poverty Research facilitates academic research on poverty in the U.S., disseminate this research, and train the next generation of poverty scholars.

Political Economy Research Institute
PERI promotes human and ecological well-being through original research. Our approach is to translate what research findings into workable policy proposals that are capable of improving life today and in the future.

Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
Levy Economics Institute is a public policy research organization that encourages diversity of opinion in the examination of economic policy issues while striving to transform ideological arguments into informed debate.

Center for Full Employment and Price Stability
The Center for Full Employment and Price Stability is dedicated to promoting research and public discussion of issues related to macroeconomic and monetary policy, especially employment and budgetary policy.