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Economic Inequality in Buffalo: Session 1

Date: Jan 5, 2021
Author(s): Sam Magavern
Topic(s): Poverty / Income Inequality: Economic Inequality
Type: Video

Sam Magavern, Partnership for the Public Good's Senior Policy Fellow and Cornell ILR's Visiting Activist Scholar, delivered three successive presentations in July 2020 illuminating data on disparities in Buffalo, explaining how those disparities are arising, and showcasing the innovative ways local nonprofits are working to solve them in tandem with community.

The outline for session 1 is as follows:

Understanding Poverty and Inequality in Buffalo-Niagara

Art Opener: Buffalo Wings

Introduction to PPG and Cornell ILR Co-Lab

Who is poor in Buffalo-Niagara and why?

3 analytical tools for understanding poverty