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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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October 11, 2017

PPG Featured on "Keeping Things Alive" Podcast

Keep your eyes peeled for Sam Magavern's appearance on Keeping Things Alive, a podcast by Buffalo-based natural resources policy advocate Laura Evans. Sam will discuss Partnership for the Public Good's history, principles, and current agenda - focusing on climate justice and "keeping things …

October 9, 2017

One Nation Under a Groove: Beauty and Democracy Reconsidered

Thank you to everyone who came out to help celebrate PPG's 10th Anniversary! We are excited to play a role in what the next 10 years of research, advocacy, support and change-making will look like in Buffalo.     Here is a link to Sam's remarks for the evening:  One Nation Under …

October 5, 2017

"County’s new hiring policy will ease poverty, inequality" - Letter in the Buffalo News

"People who live in high poverty ZIP codes – urban, suburban or rural – face many disadvantages. Some employers screen by ZIP codes, while others fall prey to racial prejudices. Areas of concentrated poverty often lack the social networks and connections that lead to quality jobs. First …

October 4, 2017

We Need YOU to Help Make Bags

On Saturday, October 7th, the Erie County Bring Your Own Bag Coalition is working with the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning to get the word out about reducing plastic bag pollution at the Annual WNY Earth Science Day at Penn Dixie Fossil Park and Nature Preserve in Blasdell. We …

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Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 The Economic Impact of Nonprofit Arts & Cultural Organizations & their Audiences in WNY
County’s New Hiring Policy Will Ease Poverty, Inequality
One Nation Under a Groove: Beauty and Democracy Reconsidered
Recycling Policies For Businesses 2017
Better Policing for the City of Buffalo: Toward Community, Transparency, and Justice