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By its very nature, PPG’s work is never done. Challenges met often lead to new challenges, and the work of strengthening our community continues. The items collected below are the latest chapters of our ongoing story.

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May 2, 2019

Media Alert: Celebration Of Buffalo Board of Education’s Work Towards Good Food Purchasing

PPG is pleased to share this announcement from our partners in the Good Food Buffalo Coalition. Adopting a Good Food Purchasing Program for the Buffalo Public School is the seventh priority on this year’s Community Agenda.

April 6, 2019

Buffalo News Viewpoints: "Advisory board is needed to oversee Erie County jails"

"Last year was a deeply troubling one for Erie County’s jail system. Thirty-three-year-old Michael Girard died after hanging himself from his cell’s bars. The 2016 death of 27-year-old India Cummings was ruled a homicide due to medical neglect by the New York State Commission of …

March 12, 2019

Buffalo News: "Study finds unions boost area workers' wages"

"A new labor-backed study says unions are effective at boosting wages for all workers in the region, but cautions that a changing economy is altering the outlook for the region's jobs and what they pay. The Partnership for the Public Good's study notes a shift from traditionally unionized …

March 2, 2019

Buffalo News: "Coalition wants to soften tax hikes so residents can 'stay in their homes'"

"Buffalo’s booming real estate market has been more than generous to many city-dwellers selling their homes over the past few years, with some receiving more than twice the amount of money they paid just a few years ago. Their good fortune is likely to translate into a cost to longtime …

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Who Owns Land in Buffalo? Aaron Bartley on The Public GoodMay 21, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Aaron Bartley, co-founder of People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH) who served as its executive director for 12 years and is now in a post-PUSH residency with Cornell in Buffalo and PPG. We’ll be discussing private versus …

FAB Forum IVJune 30, 2019, 3-5 pm

Frontline Arts Buffalo

FAB Forums is a series of community conversations examining the past, present, and future of frontline arts institutions in our city.  At FAB Forums, you are invited to join Frontline Arts Buffalo in conversation on the following questions: What is the role and purpose of frontline arts …