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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 24, 2020

Buffalo Poverty Research Workshop Request for Proposals

Request for Proposals, Due Monday, March 9th The 11th annual Poverty Research Workshop will take place on Thursday, April 9th from 8:30am-12:30pm at The Buffalo History Museum. Hosted by the Homeless Alliance of Western New York, Partnership for the Public Good, and Buffalo …

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 …

June 25, 2019

Media Advisory: Press Conference - 2019 Community Agenda Update

The Partnership for the Public Good (PPG) unites 295 community groups working for a better Buffalo Niagara. Each year, PPG leads a democratic process among its partners to determine the Community Agenda for the coming year—their top ten priorities for policy change in our …

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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An Anti-Racist Education: Dr. Dia Bryant, Samuel Radford III, and Jessica Bauer Walker on The Public GoodAugust 18, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This week we are amplifying a snippet of our August 13th workshop focusing on the policy strategies needed to make education equitable in the short and long term. We're joined by Dr. Dia Bryant of The Education Trust–New York, Samuel Radford III of CAO Better …

Education Priorities for COVID-19 Recovery: Centering Equity and Supporting Students, Families, and CommunitiesAugust 13, 2020, 4-5:30 pm

Samuel Radford III, Dia Bryant, Jessica Bauer Walker

As municipalities and decision makers create policies and plans for COVID-19 recovery, they are making choices that will shape the future of our communities.

Buffalo Commons Public Research Fellow Workshop: Decolonizing Service LearningJuly 21, 2020, 12:30-2 pm

Dr. Devonya Havis and Dr. Melissa Mosko

What is the value of service learning in higher education? What power relations does service learning reproduce? What possibilities exist for service learning? What might shift if one decolonizes service learning?  

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