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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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November 19, 2021

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of November 15, 2021

By Johnny Qiu |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.

November 12, 2021

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of November 8, 2021

By Becca Bass, Elizabeth Quinlan & Johnny Qiu |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.

November 9, 2021

Letter to Governor Hochul: Stop Plans for Outer Harbor Amphitheater, Create a World-Class State Park

For these reasons, we ask that you halt the implementation of the General Project Plan, especially the amphitheater, order a full environmental review, and begin the process of making the Outer Harbor a world-class state park.

November 5, 2021

Buffalo Common Council Summary: Week of November 1, 2021

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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12 Proposals for a More Equitable Buffalo NiagaraDecember 3, 2021, 10:30 am-12 pm

Sam Magavern, Senior Policy Fellow, Partnership for the Public Good, and a Team of 12 University at Buffalo Law Students

Register here for the Zoom event: https://bit.ly/3qPH7Uv

Brewing Workplace Democracy: Starbucks and the Slow Drip of Starting a UnionDecember 9, 2021, 10-11:30 am

Richard Griffin, Jr., Former General Counsel of the NLRB; Johnnie Kallas, former labor organizer, PhD student & Director, Labor Action Tracker; Cathy Creighton, Director, ILR Buffalo Co-Lab; WNY Starbucks Employees

Starbucks workers from three Buffalo, New York, stores are voting on unionization. Ahead of the final count of votes on December 9th, join us for an interactive panel discussion on labor activism, workplace democracy, and how right now is an ideal moment for workers to come together.  Register …