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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January 14, 2021

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of January 11, 2020

By Orlando Dickson Each week, PPG summarizes important takeaways from the major Buffalo Common Council meetings. We also include information from Council meetings related to our Community Agenda items.

January 13, 2021

Buffalo News: "Letter: Let’s turn Outer Harbor into an Olmstedian park"

By Sam Magavern | January 13, 2021 The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation has released a draft plan for Buffalo’s Outer Harbor. In many ways, the plan treats the Outer Harbor like a park. It would be much stronger, though, if it included actually making it a park. An economic …

January 7, 2021

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of January 4, 2021

By Orlando Dickson Each week, PPG summarizes important takeaways from the major Buffalo Common Council meetings. We also include information from Council meetings related to our Community Agenda items.

January 6, 2021

PPG's Comments on the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation General Project Plan

The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation is accepting comments on the General Project Plan (GPP) for the Outer Harbor until Friday, January 8, 2021. To submit comments, email Landgprojectcomments@esd.ny.gov. Read on for Partnership for the Public Good's comments and recommendations on the …

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Poor Implementation Puts Health at Risk: An Evaluation of the New York Release Program for People Incarcerated on Charges of Technical Parole Violations during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Community Gardens as Urban Greening: Cutting Crime and Improving Wellbeing
Stop Receipts in Buffalo: Pusuit of Racial Justice and Accountability
Economic Inequality in Buffalo: Session 1
Economic Inequality in Buffalo: Session 2