Published on December 24th, 2015 | by GrowWNY Intern


The Worker Institute at Cornell

Meet the member organizations of the Western New York Environmental Alliance! 

Organization Name: The Worker Institute at Cornell

Mission: To engage in research and education on contemporary labor issues to generate innovative thinking solutions to problems related to work, economy, and society.

Vision: To promote collective representation ad workers’ rights in order to sustain a fair economy, robust democracy, and just society.

Key Achievements:

  • Sponsor and participant in WNY Environmental Summit
  • Sponsor and host of WNY Apollo Alliance HECK Project
  • Executive Board member for WNYEA since inception
  • Chair of the Urban Regeneration Working Group

Leadership: Western New York Director of Labor and Environmental Programs Contact: Art Wheaton

Established Date: Cornell University ILR School Buffalo Extension founded in 1946

Location: 617 Main Street, Suite 300 / Buffalo, NY 14203

Purview: Labor and Environmental Programs in Western New York

Website and Social Media: http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/directory/acw18/

Contact Information:

Significant Events:

  • WNY Apollo Alliance HECK Project
  • WNY Environmental Summit
  • WNY Environmental Alliance Annual Meeting

Membership Offered: No

This membership profile was created by UB Honors Student Dylan Burns, Fall 2014.


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