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Kathryn Franco


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Kathryn is a lover of community and connection. Having been raised in Buffalo, she is a proud product of Buffalo Public Schools and has witnessed the many changes to her city over the last decade. After working in the field of HIV/AIDS, Kathryn returned to school to pursue her Masters of Social Work and Public Health. She currently chairs the Buffalo Niagara Community Reinvestment Coalition fighting for racial and economic justice as it relates to the enduring impacts of redlining in Buffalo-Niagara. In this role, Kathryn helps to not only hold banks accountable for their lending practices, she also explores with community based organizations and members alternative ways of understanding and building wealth and ways to bring about a more equitable means of investment into our communities.

Kathryn Franco
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