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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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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.  

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: …

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Your Voice, Your VoteSeptember 4, 2019, 5:30-7:30 pm

RJ Haq, Mel LeMay, and Geoffrey Mercene

Learn about the newest reforms that make will make it easier to vote. 

Open Buffalo and the Justice Leadership Institute: Leah Daniel and Max Anderson on The Public GoodAugust 20, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Leah Daniel, Leadership Development Director, and Max Anderson, Deputy Director, at Open Buffalo. They'll be discussing the first annual Justice Leadership Institute and other projects Open Buffalo is working on. 

University at Buffalo Social Impact Fellows: Mel LeMay, Geoffrey Mercene, and RJ Haq on The Public GoodJuly 30, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Mel LeMay (UB School of Social Work), Geoffrey Mercene (UB School of Management), and RJ Haq (UB College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science). The three are participating in UB’s Social Impact Fellows program, and shared PPG …

University at Buffalo Social Impact Fellows: Mel LeMay, Geoffrey Mercene, and RJ Haq on The Public GoodJuly 30, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Mel LeMay (UB School of Social Work), Geoffrey Mercene (UB School of Management), and RJ Haq (UB College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science). The three are participating in UB’s Social Impact Fellows program, and shared PPG …

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