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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December 3, 2019

Buffalo News: "Bail reform advocates push back against calls for moratorium"

After law enforcement leaders held simultaneous news conferences across the state last week, calling for a moratorium on new bail laws set to go into effect Jan. 1,  Buffalo advocates for criminal justice reform countered "misconceptions" about those new laws. The new laws will end the use of …

November 18, 2019

Changes to the Buffalo In-Rem Auction: Kate Lockhart from the WNY Law Center on The Public Good Radio Show

On October 29th, PPG’s Executive Director, Andrea Ó Súilleabháin sat down with Kate Lockhart, Director of the Vacant and Abandoned Properties program at the Western New York Law Center. They discussed the Buffalo Tax Foreclosure Auction (Oct 29-31), recent changes to the …

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 …

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Healthcare Workers Rising Report: University at Buffalo Community Justice Clinic Students on The Public GoodDecember 17, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! In this segment we will be joined by Gabrielle Gannon and Andrew Kij who are Student Attorney's with University at Buffalo's Community Justice Clinic. The topic of discussion is the Homecare Workers Rising Report that the Clinic finalized this previous semester.

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Assessment Challenge 1 NYS Tax Form rp524
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