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 23, 2021

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of July 19, 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.

July 19, 2021

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of July 12, 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.

July 12, 2021

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of July 5, 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.

July 2, 2021

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of June 28, 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.

Upcoming Events View All

Protections Needed for WNY during the Demolition of the Most Radioactive Building , West Valley Action NetworkJuly 27, 2021, 6-7:30 pm

Charley Bowman, WNY Peace Center and Diane D'Arrigo, Nuclear Information and Resource Service

This is the third workshop in a series hosted by the The West Valley Action Network.  Register for the 7/27 session here: https://bit.ly/3fZkZ2Q To help stop invisible but long lasting, dangerous radioactivity from getting into our air, water, soil, food and environment join us for a …

How Activism Made Us Safer and Why More is Needed at the West Valley Nuclear Waste SiteAugust 24, 2021, 6-7:30 pm

West Valley Action Network

This is the fourth workshop in a series hosted by the The West Valley Action Network.  Register for the 8/24 session here: https://bit.ly/3ga90j6 To help stop invisible but long lasting, dangerous radioactivity from getting into our air, water, soil, food and environment join us for …

From the Buffalo Commons View All

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The MRTA: What You Need to Know About Marijuana Legalization in New York
Building a Safer Buffalo: Invest in Communities, Divest from Police
The Cost of Incarceration in NYS: Erie County
Glossary of Terms for Common Council Meetings
Buffalo Tenant Bill of Rights