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Buffalo has a rich culture and history. Preserving, deepening, and broadening that tradition is essential to revitalizing the region. This means providing dedicated governmental funding for cultural groups, making culture a part of economic development, and moving quickly to preserve important historical sites and architecture. It also means valuing the cultures of indigenous peoples, African-Americans, Hispanics, and immigrants and refugees. Finally, it means recognizing that the arts are an essential part of any movement for justice and equality.

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February 3, 2022

WBEN: "Lawmakers weigh-in on call for community benefits agreement in new stadium deal"

By: Tom Puckett| February 3, 2022 When a deal on a new lease for the Buffalo Bills and new stadium is finally reached and announced, it will eventually make its way to the desks of Erie County and New York State lawmakers for review and approval. Without the details being yet known, some area …

February 3, 2022

Investigative Post Daily Post: "Stadium benefits campaign goes public"

By: Geoff Kelly| February 3, 2022 A coalition that wants a community benefits agreement attached to public subsidies for a new Buffalo Bills stadium has taken their campaign public, after months of quiet organizing. The coalition held a press conference Tuesday morning at Johnnie B. Wiley stadium …

February 2, 2022

WBFO: "Coalition calls for community benefit agreement tied to new Bills stadium"

By: Thomas O'Neil-White| February 2, 2022 A Community Benefits Agreement, or CBA, attached to a large-scale development project is an agreement that spells out what contributions could come back to the community impacted by the project. In Erie County, talk of a new football stadium for the Buffalo …

February 2, 2022

WBEN: "Local coalition calls for community benefits agreement in Bills stadium deal"

By: WBEN.com Newsroom| February 2, 2022 A local coalition known as Partnership for the Public Good held a press conference at the steps of the Johnnie B. Wiley Pavilion in Buffalo on Wednesday calling for Erie County Legislators to insist on a robust community benefits agreement as part of …

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Ujima and the Community: Maria Ta and Brian Brown on The Public GoodMay 10, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week we speak with Maria Ta, Program Director at Ujima Company, Inc, and Brian Brown, an Ujima Company Member. A PPG Partner, Ujima Co. is a multi-ethnic and multicultural professional theater whose primary purpose is the preservation, perpetuation, and performance …

Ujima and the Community: Maria Ta and Brian Brown on The Public GoodMay 10, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week we speak with Maria Ta, Program Director at Ujima Company, Inc, and Brian Brown, an Ujima Company Member. A PPG Partner, Ujima Co. is a multi-ethnic and multicultural professional theater whose primary purpose is the preservation, perpetuation, and performance …

Ujima and the Community: Maria Ta and Brian Brown on The Public GoodMay 10, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week we speak with Maria Ta, Program Director at Ujima Company, Inc, and Brian Brown, an Ujima Company Member. A PPG Partner, Ujima Co. is a multi-ethnic and multicultural professional theater whose primary purpose is the preservation, perpetuation, and performance …

2022 Community Agenda Preview: Miles Gresham, Colleen Kristich, Tanvier Peart, and Sarah Wooton on The Public GoodJanuary 11, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Andrea O Suilleabhain

Join us on The Public Good. This week, PPG team members Miles Gresham, Colleen Kristich, Tanvier Peart and Sarah Wooton join us to preview PPG's 2022 Community Agenda. Our partners will gather on Thursday, January 13 to unveil their top policy change priorities for the year head. We discuss some of …

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