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The Buffalo Niagara region is facing major environmental problems with sprawl, air pollution, poor water quality, and numerous brownfields. But with its abundant water, wind, and solar resources, Buffalo Niagara also has the potential to be a major hub for clean, green energy. By protecting and restoring our waterways, we can take advantage of our location on the Great Lakes and the Niagara River. Local and state governments need to understand that the most competitive cities of the future will be the greenest: cities that promote mass transit, green buildings, and the conservation of energy, water, and habitats.

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December 18, 2017

PPG Partners Vote on 2018 Community Agenda

Partnership for the Public Good welcomed 52 partners and 62 total community members to the first floor community room of the Market Arcade on December 15th, 2017. Their task? Vote on 21 different pitches to settle 2018’s “Community Agenda,” an amalgamation of policy planks that …

December 8, 2017

PPG Policy Fellow Demands Dangerous Roadway Justice

"One way or another, those who advocate for and design dangerous roadways will be held accountable for the damages that they cause."

December 6, 2017

PPG Signs on in Support of a Manufacturer-Funded Safe Pharmaceutical Disposal Program

While progress has been made, many New Yorkers still do not have convenient access to safe pharmaceutical disposal options.

December 5, 2017

Buffalo News Article: "Inclusionary zoning debate continues..."

"Sam Magavern, executive director of the Partnership for the Public Good, addressed the Council's Legislation Committee, making a case for inclusionary zoning."

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More Metro Access for BPS Students: Rachel Dominguez on The Public GoodJanuary 9, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from the Buffalo Parent Teacher Organization's Rachel Dominguez. Rachel will talk with us about how Buffalo's students need more Metro Bus and Rail access.

Crossroads Collective Presents 100% Buffalo Event ThursdayNovember 30, 2017, 5:30-8 pm

Crossroads Collective

PUSH Buffalo and the Crossroads Collective is organizing a 100% Buffalo/NY Renews community just transition workshop on the evening of November 30th from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. Come out to PUSH Buffalo, 271 Grant St, Buffalo, New York 14213 for free food, childcare, and information for all ages!

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