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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 20, 2022

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of May 16, 2022

By Tanvier Peart| Each week, PPG summarizes important takeaways from the major Buffalo Common Council meetings. We also include information from Council meetings related to our Community Agenda items.

May 20, 2022

Food Access Data: How Many People Might Have Depended on Tops for Groceries?

We wanted to understand the scope of impact this tragedy had on food access in our city. To do this, we mapped the major grocery stores in the area and then calculated how many people lived closer to Tops on Jefferson Ave than to any other major grocery store nearby.

May 13, 2022

Special Common Council Summary: Week of May 9, 2022

By Anna Blatto| Each week, PPG summarizes important takeaways from the major Buffalo Common Council meetings. We also include information from Council meetings related to our Community Agenda items.

May 6, 2022

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of May 2, 2022

By Becca Bass| Each week, PPG summarizes important takeaways from the major Buffalo Common Council meetings. We also include information from Council meetings related to our Community Agenda items.

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Common Council Conversations: Council President Pro Tempore Christopher Scanlon on The Public GoodMay 24, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Tanvier Peart

Over the next few months, PPG is hosting Buffalo Common Council members on The Public Good as they discuss their goals and plans for the upcoming year.  This week on The Public Good, we feature Council President Pro Tempore Christopher Scanlon of …