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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July 1, 2022

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of June 27, 2022

By Sydney Browne| 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

June 24, 2022

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of June 20, 2022

By E. Lydia Rodriguez, Nina Raj, and Sydney Browne| 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

June 17, 2022

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of June 13, 2022

By Nina Raj| 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

June 10, 2022

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of June 6, 2022

By Nina Raj and Sydney Browne| 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

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Buffalo Council Council Redistricting: Jillian Hanesworth and Rusty Weaver on The Public GoodJuly 5, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Tanvier Peart

Joni us on The Public Good. This week we’re talking with Poet Jillian Hanesworth, Buffalo’s Poet Laureate and social change artist, along with Dr. Rusty Weaver, Director of Research at the Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab. Once every 10 years, the Buffalo Common Council is responsible …

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Housing Discrimination Complaint Data in the Buffalo Region
The Role of Water in Buffalo's Lead Exposure Crisis
Analysis of City of Buffalo In-Rem Auction Data (2011-2018)
Ecovillages in the Rust Belt
The City of Buffalo’s Untapped Power to Discipline Police Officers