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The most severe problems that appear in our public schools are not really education problems but rather symptoms of the extreme, concentrated poverty in Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Even so, major improvements in public education are possible, starting with universal, quality pre-kindergarten, enhanced after-school programs, more equitable financing for high-needs schools, expanded literacy programs, improved workforce training, and more affordable higher education opportunities.

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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.  

February 1, 2019

Submit Workshop Proposal for Tomorrow's Leaders Conference

Over the course of two days, you will participate in youth-led community interactions and workshops that will help teens and adults increase their impact in their communities. To learn more and submit a proposal for a workshop, please follow this link: …

November 25, 2018

Buffalo News: "Another Voice: Good Food Purchasing Program elevates student nutrition"

"Each day, the Buffalo Public Schools serves roughly 25,000 breakfasts, 28,000 lunches, and 5,000 snacks. That is a lot of food! Thus, the choices that BPS makes in purchasing its food have a large impact, not only on the health and wellness of its student but also on businesses, workers, animals …

June 26, 2018

New Policy Brief on Good Food Purchasing for the Buffalo Public Schools

This new policy brief provides a snapshot of the current status of school food at Buffalo Public Schools and several ongoing school food improvement initiatives.

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Best Practices for Working with an InterpreterJune 4, 2019, 12:30-2:30 pm

Sarah Cunningham, Manager of Interpreting Services and Katlyn Keane, Sales & Recruitment Coordinator both at Journey's End Refugee Services

Does your organization, business, medical facility, school, or other institution work and support individuals with limited English proficiency?Join Sarah Cunningham, Manager of Interpreting Services & Katlyn Keane, Sales & Recruitment Coordinator at Journey's End Refugee Services to learn …

Two Generation Approaches for Immigrant FamiliesMay 17, 2019, 12:30-2:30 pm

New York Immigration Coalition

The New York Immigration Coalition, hosted by the Partnership for Public Good, would like to invite you to join us at a convening on Two Generation Education on May 17th at 12:30PM at 617 Main St Suite 300, Buffalo, NY 14203. Lunch will be provided.  

Tomorrow's Leaders ConferenceMay 10, 1 pm-May 11, 2019 4 pm

Cornell Cooperative Extension and Massachusetts Avenue Project

Over the course of two days, you will participate in youth-led community interactions and workshops that will help teens and adults increase their impact in their communities. To learn more about what we’re looking for in workshops, please follow this link: …

Plymouth Crossroads: Jennifer McAndrew on The Public GoodMay 7, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Plymouth Crossroads Executive Director Jennifer McAndrew discussing their mission, where they are and who they serve, upcoming events, and ways you can help. She'll also be discussing some of Plymouth Crossroads' successes and more …

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