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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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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.

December 27, 2017

Open Buffalo Innovation Lab Public Research Fellow RFP 2018

This fellowship opportunity is open to faculty, adjuncts, and post-docs at Western New York colleges and universities as well as Cornell University. Attached is the full Request For Proposals.

December 21, 2017

Thoughts on Recent Police News, Policy Brief on Body Cameras, and Fact Sheet on Buffalo Police

Recent events have underscored the importance of making changes to the laws, policies, and practices that govern policing in Buffalo. In recent years, PPG has published extensive research on policing and made numerous recommendations for reforms based on best practices from other cities. This week, …

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Body Cameras for the Buffalo Police: Best Practices for Policy Creation
The City of Buffalo Police Department
The Niagara River Greenway: Fulfilling the Promise
Affordable Housing Strategies for the City of Buffalo
Performance-Based Assessment for ELLs