Published June 1, 2022


As our community continues to mourn the loss of those who tragically lost their lives on May 14th, 2022, at Tops Supermarket. We ask that you take this time to think about what your role, responsibility and commitment is as a change agent. What we are called to do individually and collectively, because our community needs us now more than ever.

The Community Health Equity Research Institute partnered with the Buffalo Center for Health Equity and the African American Health Equity Task Force to release a statement on the racially motivated tragedy that occurred on May 14th, 2022 at Tops Supermarket on Jefferson Avenue, the only grocery store located on the East Side of Buffalo, NY.