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A solid grounding in the facts is the foundation of all good public policy. Improving our community means understanding the lives of people who live here in specific, quantifiable ways. The information below helps tell the story of life in the Buffalo-Niagara region.

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July 1, 2019

Community Agenda Update: Working Toward a Complete Count

Forming a Complete Count Committee for Buffalo-Niagara Representation in Census 2020 was voted the third item on this year’s Community Agenda. Throughout the past several months, PPG and partners have explored best practices and developed ideas for the quickly approaching 2020 Census.

June 27, 2019

WBFO News: "Partnership for Public Good hails agenda accomplishments, urges more progress"

"The Partnership for the Public Good in Buffalo is hailing accomplishments in the recently-ended State Legislature session. But as it updates its Community Agenda, Partnership leaders say they'll continue pushing for more progress on the ten items which make up that agenda. At the top of its …

May 29, 2019

Buffalo Rising: "The People’s Recap of the Scajaquada Corridor Redesign, Round One"

"Scajaquada Expressway was built in the early 1960’s amidst the protests of the people, communities and institutions it infringed upon. It is now well into the end of its “functional use life.” Proof can be seen in the ponds that form with every rain that falls on its collapsed …

February 19, 2019

Buffalo Law Journal: "Partnership for the Public Good outlines top issues for 2019"

Partnership for the Public Good recently released its annual agenda of issues it will advocate for reform this year, with expansion of voting rights and alternatives to arrest leading the way.  

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The First Annual Community Banking SummitSeptember 21, 2019, 10 am-1:30 pm

Buffalo Niagara Community Reinvestment Coalition (BNCRC)

Join the Buffalo Niagara Community Reinvestment Coalition (BNCRC) for our first annual Community Banking Summit taking place Saturday, September 21 from 11am to 1:30pm at the King Urban Life

Distinguishing the Social Sector: Panel Discussion and LunchSeptember 19, 2019, 12-1:45 pm

Kristin Ksiazek, Rusty Weaver, Sam Magavern, Franchelle Parker, Katie Pieri, Curtis Robbins, Tommy McClam

Report Finds Social Sector is Fast-Growing Part of the Buffalo-Niagara Economy: Panel to Discuss Findings on September 19

Distinguishing the Social Sector: Panel Discussion and LunchSeptember 19, 2019, 12-1:45 pm

Kristin Ksiazek, Rusty Weaver, Sam Magavern, Franchelle Parker, Katie Pieri, Curtis Robbins, Tommy McClam

Report Finds Social Sector is Fast-Growing Part of the Buffalo-Niagara Economy: Panel to Discuss Findings on September 19

Census 2020 Workshops: Achieving a Complete CountAugust 14, 2019, 5:30-6:30 pm

Partnership for the Public Good

Census data affects funding for services and programs across healthcare, education, housing, transportation and more. Neighborhoods where individuals are "undercounted" can lose resources, programs, and political representation. How can your organization or group take action on Census 2020? What …

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Distinguishing the Social Sector: A Buffalo-Niagara Labor Market Study
Buffalo Niagara's Union Members: Good Neighbors and Active Citizens
Erasing Red Lines: Part 1 - Geographies of Discrimination
There Goes Our Family Friendly Neighborhood: Residents’ Perceptions of Institutionally Driven Inner-City Revitalization in Buffalo, NY
The Climate Justice Movement in Western New York