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Hands Across Buffalo May 17

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Hands Across Buffalo to be held May 17, 2014 at 11 am in Buffalo NY, Hands Across Buffalo is a coalition of local organizations and businesses committed to promoting diversity and challenging poverty it features 7,000 people joining hands in part efforts to promote racial unity and a community commitment to better understanding race and poverty.

The Hands Across Buffalo stretches across the length of Ferry St. from the Niagara River to Bailey Avenue. The event also includes open forum and discussions at various locations on specific topics of race and poverty.Ferry was chosen because it crosses several racially and economically diverse neighborhoods and because of its rich history, including the Underground Railroad.

The organization states "We plan to draw national coverage of the event, showcasing Buffalo as a proudly united community"

For more info on becoming a sponsor, volunteer and to get involve go to



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