City

Thoughts on Facial Recognition

BY NORBERT RUG I am for the implementation of the Facial and Object Recognition System (FORS) in the Lockport schools. There I said it. I know this might be an unpopular stance but it is the way I feel. I

Civil Rights

Contract Compliance Committee to protest LP Ciminelli

BY BETTY JEAN GRANT On Monday, May 9th, 2016, the Contract Compliance Review Committee, chaired by BUILD President Charlie Fisher and County Legislator Betty Jean Grant, will hold a protest rally outside of the headquarters of LP Ciminelli Construction, at

Civil Rights

A proper sense of priorities

Cowardice asks the question, is it safe? Expediency asks the question, is it politic? Vanity asks the question, is it popular? But, conscience asks the question, is it right? And there comes a time when we must take a position

Civil Rights

Fisher discusses hiring disparities in construction

Charlie Fisher, the widely respected President of BUILD and longtime community activist hosted The Advocator with Nikita Williams to discuss ongoing efforts to force LP Ciminelli and other government contractors to meet minority hiring and contracting goals. LP Ciminelli has been unwilling