Economic Development Take Action

Buffalo’s future lies not in “silver-bullet” development schemes but in sustainable, community-based development that supports locally owned independent businesses, living wage jobs, and environmental responsibility. Development resources should be concentrated in high-need areas where they will have the greatest impact, not squandered on greenfield sites in areas experiencing development pressure.

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Good Food Buffalo Coalition Hosts Farmers & Legislators Forum

The Good Food Buffalo Coalition is working to bring institutional market opportunities to small farmers in New York State. 

May 7, 2020

All Workers are Essential: Celebrating May Day in the Midst of a Pandemic

For many around the globe, May 1st, or May Day, is known as International Workers' Day or Labor Day. Historically, May Day was central to the movement that ultimately won the eight-hour work day. This year, perhaps more now than in recent decades, there is greater awareness across the U.S. of the …

May 6, 2020

Policy Solutions for COVID-19 Response and Recovery in Buffalo-Niagara

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures. On Thursday, April 30, Partnership for the Public Good and the Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab, in collaboration with ANCHOR, hosted a Buffalo Commons Community Conversation on policy solutions for COVID-19 response and recovery. The discussion …

March 25, 2020

Working for the Public Good in a Time of Crisis

At Partnership for the Public Good, we have refocused our work to respond to the Coronavirus crisis and the many urgent needs it raises across health, housing, and economy. Our partners are addressing these impacts head-on, and we’re listening to their concerns and challenges to ensure …

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CRT Public Meeting, The Case for Transit: For Equity, Economic Growth --- and the Planet!May 13, 2021, 5:30-7 pm

Douglas Funke, President of Citizens for Regional Transit, Thomas George, PE, NFTA Director of Public Transit and Hal Morse, PMP, Executive Director of the Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC)

As we await President Biden’s infrastructure investment plan, Doug will make the case for investing in public transit as a critical component for achieving equity, stimulating the economy, remaining competitive with other regions, and addressing climate change. Following Doug’s …

CRT Public Meeting, The Case for Transit: For Equity, Economic Growth --- and the Planet!May 13, 2021, 5:30-7 pm

Douglas Funke, President of Citizens for Regional Transit, Thomas George, PE, NFTA Director of Public Transit and Hal Morse, PMP, Executive Director of the Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC)

As we await President Biden’s infrastructure investment plan, Doug will make the case for investing in public transit as a critical component for achieving equity, stimulating the economy, remaining competitive with other regions, and addressing climate change. Following Doug’s …

CRT Public Meeting, The Case for Transit: For Equity, Economic Growth --- and the Planet!May 13, 2021, 5:30-7 pm

Douglas Funke, President of Citizens for Regional Transit, Thomas George, PE, NFTA Director of Public Transit and Hal Morse, PMP, Executive Director of the Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC)

As we await President Biden’s infrastructure investment plan, Doug will make the case for investing in public transit as a critical component for achieving equity, stimulating the economy, remaining competitive with other regions, and addressing climate change. Following Doug’s …

Clean Slate/Syringe Decrim Town HallMay 10, 2021, 6-7:30 pm

Clean Slate Campaign, Evergreen Health, Partnership for the Public Good, Center for Community Alternatives, Free the People WNY, Students for a Sensible Drug Policy

Learn more about the fight for automatic expungement through the Clean Slate Act (S1553A/A6399), and decriminalizing syringes (S2523/A868) and buprenorphine (S2524/A612) during the statewide (virtual) town hall.