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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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February 15, 2017

The Public Good Speaks with Brandon Williamson from Pure Ink Poetry on Feb. 21.

Be sure to tune in to the Public Good Tuesday at 1pm on WUFO MIX 1080AM. We will be speaking with Brandon Williamson from Pure Ink Poetry.  Brandon will speak about Pure Ink Poetry's community of artists, monthly poetry slam and open mics, and community engagement work.

February 10, 2017

New Brief Explores Lead Poisoning Laws and Policies

PPG has released a new policy brief by Adam Hains titled “Lead Poisoning: Triggers and Thresholds.” Hains reviews the basic framework of federal and state laws aimed at preventing lead poisoning.  Given the growing body of research that even small amounts of lead cause can decrease …

February 3, 2017

Sam Magavern gives TEDx Talk: Breaking Down Misconceptions About Poverty

What does an average poor family look like? The image that you just had in mind wasn't the one. The reality is really different.

January 31, 2017

PPG is Hiring: Apply for our AmeriCorps VISTA position

PPG is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member.  The Partnership for Public Good builds a more just, sustainable, and culturally vibrant community through action-oriented research, policy development, and citizen engagement, working in close collaboration with its partners: over 250 community …

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Lead Poisoning: Triggers and Thresholds
Breaking Down Misconceptions About Poverty
Buffalo Arts and Culture Organizations
Fruit Belt Neighborhood Asset Inventory
The Public Service Commission Should Deny National Fuel's Request for a Rate Hike