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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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April 21, 2017

New Petition Demands that NYS Take Action on Lead Poisoning

The Environmental Education Associates recently created a petition to demand that New York State take on management and enforcement of the Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule, which establishes safe work practices for contractors, landlords and others that disturb lead paint in homes and child …

April 12, 2017

May Day Puppet Making Workshops April 23rd and 30th

Two day-long puppet-making workshops will be held on April 23rd and 30th. Community members will bring May Day's regenerative economic principles to life by creating puppets and participating in coloring and story-telling. Your work will be the centerpiece of May Day's parade, rally, and skate …

April 12, 2017

Open Buffalo Offers Emerging Leaders Training Program

Open Buffalo is now accepting applications for the 2017 Emerging Leaders cohort. The Emerging Leaders program is a distinctive social justice curriculum aimed at building a stronger Buffalo by preparing new grassroots leaders in our city. If you are accepted into the program, you will participate …

April 12, 2017

Social Sector Research and Outreach Specialist Position Announcement Buffalo, NY

The ILR School and Cornell in Buffalo seek a full-time Social Sector Research and Outreach Specialist with an advanced degree for an eighteen month appointment beginning June 2017.  This focus of this opportunity is on applied research and public education on community and economic development …

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The PUSH Green Development Zone: Building Housing Equity from the Ground Up
Lead Poisoning: Triggers and Thresholds
Breaking Down Misconceptions About Poverty
Buffalo Arts and Culture Organizations
Collaboration, Communication and Community-Building