Partnership for the Public Good is a community-based think tank that builds a more just, sustainable, and culturally vibrant Buffalo Niagara through action-oriented research, policy development, and citizen engagement.

A New Home For Action

Since 2007, our work has been dedicated to effecting lasting, positive change in our community. Created with the help of educators, students, volunteers, interns, and independent researchers, our rich body of reports, policy briefs, and fact sheets can now be found in the Buffalo Commons.

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October 4, 2022

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of September 26, 2022

By Rose Thomas, Sarah Wooton, and Tanvier Peart | Each week, PPG summarizes important takeaways from the major Buffalo Common Council meetings. We also include information from Council meetings related to our Community Agenda items

September 23, 2022

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of September 19, 2022

By Rose Thomas | Each week, PPG summarizes important takeaways from the major Buffalo Common Council meetings. We also include information from Council meetings related to our Community Agenda items

September 16, 2022

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of September 12, 2022

By Rose Thomas, Sarah Wooton, and Tanvier Peart | Each week, PPG summarizes important takeaways from the major Buffalo Common Council meetings. We also include information from Council meetings related to our Community Agenda items

September 16, 2022

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of September 5, 2022

By Rose Thomas | Each week, PPG summarizes important takeaways from the major Buffalo Common Council meetings. We also include information from Council meetings related to our Community Agenda items

Upcoming Events View All

Working with the Media: Get Your Story in PrintOctober 5, 2022, 12:30-2 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin, Geoff Kelly, Deidre Williams

Learn to effectively engage the media by building relationships and crafting your message. 

Writing for the Media: Letters to the Editor, Op-Eds, and Press ReleasesOctober 12, 2022, 12:30-2 pm

Dawn Bracely and Elizabeth Licata

Learn how to effectively write for the media, with our tips on how to write good letters to the editor and opinion pieces. 

Speaking to the Media: TV and Radio InterviewsOctober 19, 2022, 12:30-2 pm

Media Representatives

Learn how to share your story and message in interviews for TV and radio. 

From the Buffalo Commons View All

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How To Better Welcome Refugees and Secondary Migrants
Climate Solutions are Health Solutions: An Evaluation of PUSH Green's Home Energy Efficiency Program
Housing Discrimination Complaint Data in the Buffalo Region
The Role of Water in Buffalo's Lead Exposure Crisis
Analysis of City of Buffalo In-Rem Auction Data (2011-2018)