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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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March 23, 2018

Fighting Against Displacement: The All-In Cities Anti-Displacement Policy Network

The city of Buffalo has been selected for PolicyLink’s All-In Cities Anti-Displacement Network.The All-In Cities Anti-Displacement Policy Network. It is a network of local elected officials, city staff, and community leaders from 10 cities that will advance a range of strategies to …

March 20, 2018

Meet PPG's Newest Staff Member and Partner

Jalonda Hill joined us in January as our new Communications and Outreach Specialist, through the Americorps Economic Development Corps program. She is also the founder of Colored Girls Bike Too, our newest partner initiative.

March 9, 2018

New Advisory Body Will Bring Community Recommendations on Police Oversight

Following advocacy by the Open Buffalo Justice and Opportunity Coalition and Partnership for the Public Good, the Buffalo Common Council has created a Community Advisory Body on Police Oversight, as reported in the Buffalo News this week.

March 1, 2018

New Fact Sheet on the Indigenous People of Western New York

PPG has released a fact sheet summarizing the available history of Indigenous people in what is now known as Western New York and providing information on the contemporary state of Haudenosaunee communities. Intended to shed light on an often overlooked history, it includes demographic, economic, …

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Buffalo Poverty Research WorkshopApril 13, 2018, 9 am-12:30 pm

The ninth annual Buffalo Poverty Research Workshop will feature new and ongoing research, promising strategies, and opportunities for collaboration for those concerned with ongoing poverty in Buffalo. Free and open to the public, the workshop is designed for local scholars, social service …

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Local Government Authority in Erie and Niagara County Website Report Card 2018
Local Government Municipality Website Report Card 2018
Immigrants, Refugees, and Languages Spoken in Buffalo
Indigenous People of Western New York
Poverty in Buffalo-Niagara