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Buffalo Niagara suffers from serious health problems closely linked to poverty, environmental problems, and systemic inequality. Problems like lead poisoning and asthma, for example, disproportionately affect people of color and people with low incomes. Like other regions, Buffalo Niagara also suffers from our broken health insurance system, which excludes many working people from coverage and imposes unnecessary costs on employers.

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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 …

May 29, 2019

Buffalo Rising: "The People’s Recap of the Scajaquada Corridor Redesign, Round One"

"Scajaquada Expressway was built in the early 1960’s amidst the protests of the people, communities and institutions it infringed upon. It is now well into the end of its “functional use life.” Proof can be seen in the ponds that form with every rain that falls on its collapsed …

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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Community Agenda Mid-Year Update on The Public GoodJuly 2, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Last week, PPG held a press release event to announce some of the major 2019 Community Agenda wins we've had as we approached our year's mid-way point. Join us on The Public Good this week, where we'll share some key updates from all of our agenda items! 

Community Agenda Update Press ConferenceJune 27, 2019, 10:30-11 am

Partnership for the Public Good

As we are half-way through 2019, and as the New York State legislative session has ended, we’re gathering to offer an update: what progress have we made this year on our ten advocacy priorities? What issues will we continue to advance in the second half of 2019?  Join us to hear updates …

Good Food Purchasing for the BPS: Rebekah Williams, Rita Hubbard-Robinson, and Jessica Gilbert on The Public GoodJune 25, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Rebekah Williams, Rita Hubbard-Robinson, and Jessica Gilbert. The three are part of a coalition looking to adopt a Good Food Purchasing Program in the Buffalo Public Schools, the seventh item on this year's Community Agenda. They'll be …

Good Food Purchasing for the BPS: Rebekah Williams, Rita Hubbard-Robinson, and Jessica Gilbert on The Public GoodJune 25, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Rebekah Williams, Rita Hubbard-Robinson, and Jessica Gilbert. The three are part of a coalition looking to adopt a Good Food Purchasing Program in the Buffalo Public Schools, the seventh item on this year's Community Agenda. They'll be …

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