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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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February 27, 2024

SAVE THE DATE: Uniting on the High Road Conference

Uniting on the High Road: A Conference on Economic Justice at the Local Level will take place on June 20-22, 2024 in Buffalo, NY. Hosted by Cornell University ILR Buffalo Co-Lab and Partnership for the Public Good, with community and academic partners from across Buffalo and nationwide, the …

February 13, 2024

Demand Letter to Comply with Proactive Rental Inspections (PRI)

On February 13, 2024, we delivered a letter signed by a total of thirty-nine partners to Mayor Byron Brown and Department of Permits and Inspections Commissioner Cathy Amdur demanding that they implement the City's proactive rental inspection (PRI) law. This is the full text of that letter.

February 13, 2024

WIVB: "Community groups call on Buffalo to reduce lead poisoning among children"

Dillon Morello | February 13, 2024 Community advocates and health professionals called on Buffalo leaders Tuesday to take action to reduce lead poisoning among children. They are also asking leaders to comply with the city’s rental inspections law, prompting the city to go back and forth with …

February 13, 2024

WBFO: "Local organizations call for City of Buffalo to comply with lead inspection law"

Thomas O'Neil-White | February 13, 2024 The City of Buffalo could face legal action if it does not comply with a law it enacted four years ago. The Proactive Rental Inspections Law was passed by the Common Council and put in place, in part, to reduce childhood lead poisoning due to lead-based paint …

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Stan Martin Consulting: Stan Martin on The Public GoodDecember 19, 2023, 10:30-11 am

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Join us on The Public Good! Our guest is Stan Martin with Stan Martin Consulting.

Stan Martin Consulting: Stan Martin on The Public GoodDecember 19, 2023, 10:30-11 am

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Erie Niagara Area Health Education Center on The Public Good: Kalia McCray and Madeline AckleyNovember 21, 2023, 10:30-11 am

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Join us on The Public Good! Our guests are Kalia McCray and Madeline Ackley with Erie Niagara Area Health Education Center.

Dr. Jonathan Daniels Black Men in White Coats on The Public GoodAugust 15, 2023, 10:30-11 am

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Join us on The Public Good!  Our guests are Nana Aikins, Hendrick Francois, Kaswana Phiri, and Shyon Small with the Dr. Jonathan Daniels chapter of Black Men in White Coats at the University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine.