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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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February 9, 2018

PPG and Open Buffalo Welcome Disbandment of Strike Force, Call for Additional Reforms

We recognize the disbanding of the Strike Force as a major reform. We renew our call for three additional reforms critical to better policing in the City of Buffalo: expanded and mandatory community policing, disbanding of the housing unit, and an end to arrests for marijuana possession.

January 12, 2018

PPG's 2018 Community Agenda in The Buffalo News

“It’s really about the community groups taking the lead throughout the year,” O’ Suilleabhain said.

January 12, 2018

Champions for Change 2018 Applications are Due by January 26, 2018

Apply today to become a Champion for Change with One Region Forward!

January 10, 2018

Community Groups to Unveil their Policy Agenda for 2018

This year’s public roll-out of the Community Agenda will take place on Friday, January 12th at 2pm, at the Frank E. Merriweather Library Auditorium, 1324 Jefferson Ave, Buffalo.

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Body Cameras for the Buffalo Police: Best Practices for Policy Creation
The City of Buffalo Police Department