Equality / Civil Rights Take Action

Sadly, Buffalo Niagara is one of the most segregated metropolitan regions in the nation, and minority communities suffer from astounding rates of poverty. Illegal discrimination based on race, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, national origin, and other classifications remains all too common in crucial areas like housing and employment. Our region cannot thrive without aggressive efforts to root out discrimination and advance equality.

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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 …

July 1, 2019

Community Agenda Update: Working Toward a Complete Count

Forming a Complete Count Committee for Buffalo-Niagara Representation in Census 2020 was voted the third item on this year’s Community Agenda. Throughout the past several months, PPG and partners have explored best practices and developed ideas for the quickly approaching 2020 Census.

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 …

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A-Z Action Through Language Reclamation: John Freeman on The Public GoodFebruary 4, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We'll be speaking with author, John Freeman, whose recent book, Dictionary of the Undoing, which emphasizes not to retreat behind books, but to emphatically engage in the public sphere, to redefine what it means to be a literary citizen.  

Fighting Inequality in Buffalo-NiagaraNovember 22, 2019, 10 am-12 pm

Sam Magavern & Team of 5 University at Buffalo Law Students

Please join Sam Magavern, senior policy fellow at the Partnership for the Public Good, and a team of five University at Buffalo law students, as they present a workshop on fighting inequality in Buffalo-Niagara. In addition to data and analysis about important inequities challenging the region, the …

Census 2020 and Community Efforts: Kartika Carr, Mara Koven-Gelman, Gamileh Jamil, and Meghan Maloney de Zaldivar on The Public GoodNovember 5, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Our guests are Kartika Carr from VOICE-Buffalo, Mara Koven-Gelman from the Jewish Community Relations Council, and Gamileh Jamil and Meghan Maloney de Zaldivar from the New York Immigration Coalition. They'll be discussing current and efforts to promote Census 2020, including the importance of …

Early Voting Initiatives: Tyrell Ford, Levi Burrell-Cook, and Christian Parra from the PUSH Buffalo Street Team on The Public GoodOctober 22, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! Our guests are Tyrell Ford, Levi Burrell-Cook, and Christian Parra of PUSH Buffalo's Street Team. For the first time in New York, this election will feature early voting. Beginning this Saturday, October 26, residents of Erie County can vote at any of the …

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