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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September 23, 2019

WBFO: "Group calls for expansion of state park at Outer Harbor"

"Expand the Outer Harbor into a full State Park is the message coming from the Partnership for the Public Good and a dozen other local groups who make up the Our Harbor Coalition. The Partnership released a report Monday, detailing a full analysis of the why a state park is best for the …

September 23, 2019

Buffalo News: "'Not any old lakeshore': Report urges Outer Harbor become state park"

"A new report backed by a coalition of groups urges that the Outer Harbor be turned into a state park. The report, released today by the Partnership for the Public Good, said an analysis of the land's assets and challenges led to a conclusion that a state park would be the best way to protect the …

September 23, 2019

Report Calls for Expanded State Park on Outer Harbor

A new report calls for New York State to greatly expand its park on the Outer Harbor. “We have an amazing opportunity,” said the report’s author, Sam Magavern, from the Partnership for the Public Good.” “There’s nothing like our Outer Harbor on the Great …

September 9, 2019

Buffalo News: "Coalition wants protections from Buffalo's rising home values"

"Every neighborhood in Buffalo has increased in value, according to the city's recently completed 2020 citywide property tax revaluation of 93,000 residential and commercial properties. The city's total projected value is $17.4 billion, up 63 percent from last year's tax roll, with a projected …

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Buffalo’s Outer Harbor: the Right Place for a World-Class Park
Distinguishing the Social Sector: A Buffalo-Niagara Labor Market Study
Buffalo Niagara's Union Members: Good Neighbors and Active Citizens
Erasing Red Lines: Part 1 - Geographies of Discrimination
The Eastside-Airport Metro Rail Extension