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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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February 15, 2017

The Public Good Speaks with Brandon Williamson from Pure Ink Poetry on Feb. 21.

Be sure to tune in to the Public Good Tuesday at 1pm on WUFO MIX 1080AM. We will be speaking with Brandon Williamson from Pure Ink Poetry.  Brandon will speak about Pure Ink Poetry's community of artists, monthly poetry slam and open mics, and community engagement work.

February 10, 2017

New Brief Explores Lead Poisoning Laws and Policies

PPG has released a new policy brief by Adam Hains titled “Lead Poisoning: Triggers and Thresholds.” Hains reviews the basic framework of federal and state laws aimed at preventing lead poisoning.  Given the growing body of research that even small amounts of lead cause can decrease …

February 3, 2017

Sam Magavern gives TEDx Talk: Breaking Down Misconceptions About Poverty

What does an average poor family look like? The image that you just had in mind wasn't the one. The reality is really different.

January 31, 2017

PPG is Hiring: Apply for our AmeriCorps VISTA position

PPG is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member.  The Partnership for Public Good builds a more just, sustainable, and culturally vibrant community through action-oriented research, policy development, and citizen engagement, working in close collaboration with its partners: over 250 community …

January 26, 2017

The Public Good Speaks with Grace Andriette & Brian Milbrand about segregation in Buffalo schools on Jan. 31

Be sure to tune in to the Public Good Tuesday at 1pm on WUFO MIX 1080AM. We will be speaking with Grace Andriette & Brian Milbrand.  They will speak about their forthcoming documentary on segregation in Buffalo schools. 

January 20, 2017

The Public Good Speaks with Lindsay Heckler of the Center for Elder Law & Justice on Jan. 24

Be sure to tune in to the Public Good Tuesday at 1pm on WUFO MIX 1080AM. We will be speaking with Lindsay Heckler of the Center for Elder Law and Justice about the rights of our older friends and relatives. 

January 20, 2017

Sign Up to Call on Gov. Cuomo to Stand Up to Trump on Climate Change

From day one, the Trump administration plans to willfully ignore climate science and push our planet toward the brink of catastrophe. In the face of federal denialism, it's up to the great state of New York to help lead the fight to save the world.

January 13, 2017

Community Groups to Unveil their Policy Agenda for 2017

“This is democracy in action,” said Partnership for the Public Good co-director Lou Jean Fleron, as the group unveiled its 2017 Community Agenda in a festive event at the Merriweather Library. 

January 13, 2017

PPG's New Website

We are excited to share this new website with you. We think you will find it responsive, easy to navigate, filled with great content and tools, and beautifully designed. Thanks to a generous grant from the Western New York Foundation, we had the pleasure of working with White Bicycle and Ingenious …

January 11, 2017

The Public Good Speaks with Antonia Simeti, Adaria Robinson, and Gail Wells about just conservation in Buffalo on Jan. 17

Be sure to tune in to the Public Good Tuesday at 1pm on WUFO MIX 1080AM. We will be speaking with Antonia Simeti and Adaria Robinson of Groundwork Buffalo, as well as Gail Wells of the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor. They will speak about historical and environmental …

January 6, 2017

PPG is hiring: Apply for our Deputy Director position

The Partnership for Public Good (PPG) is seeking a deputy director. The Partnership for Public Good builds a more just, sustainable, and culturally vibrant community through action-oriented research, policy development, and citizen engagement, working in close collaboration with its partners: over …

January 5, 2017

The Public Good Speaks with Lorna Hill, Rob Galbraith and Larry Scott about Carl Paladino's comments and the community's response, Jan. 10

Be sure to tune in to the Public Good Tuesday at 1pm on WUFO MIX 1080AM. We will be speaking with Lorna Hill (founder of Ujima Theatre), Rob Galbraith (of the Public Accountability Initiative) and Jenn Mecozzi (member of the Buffalo School Board). They will discuss Carl's Paladino's racist comments …

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