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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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April 29, 2021

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of April 26, 2021

By Orlando Dickson | 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.

April 26, 2021

PPG Announces James Baldwin’s America – A Reading & Discussion Series with Civic Educator Orlando Dickson

Are you interested in a space for thoughtful conversation on issues of race in America? Do you want to learn more about activist, novelist, and poet James Baldwin with like-minded, open-hearted people? Join us for our reading and discussion program on James Baldwin’s America, gathering four …

April 23, 2021

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of April 19, 2021

By Orlando Dickson | 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.

April 16, 2021

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of April 12, 2021

By Orlando Dickson | 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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CRT Public Meeting, The Case for Transit: For Equity, Economic Growth --- and the Planet!May 13, 2021, 5:30-7 pm

Douglas Funke, President of Citizens for Regional Transit, Thomas George, PE, NFTA Director of Public Transit and Hal Morse, PMP, Executive Director of the Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC)

As we await President Biden’s infrastructure investment plan, Doug will make the case for investing in public transit as a critical component for achieving equity, stimulating the economy, remaining competitive with other regions, and addressing climate change. Following Doug’s …