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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 …

Ujima and the Community: Maria Ta and Brian Brown on The Public GoodMay 10, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week we speak with Maria Ta, Program Director at Ujima Company, Inc, and Brian Brown, an Ujima Company Member. A PPG Partner, Ujima Co. is a multi-ethnic and multicultural professional theater whose primary purpose is the preservation, perpetuation, and performance …

Redistricting and Why It Matters: Rusty Weaver and Meghan Maloney de Zalvidar on The Public GoodMay 3, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Tanvier Peart

Join us on The Public Good. This week, we speak with Rusty Weaver, Director of Research at the Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab and Meghan Maloney de Zalvidar, Upstate Director of Advocacy at the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC).  They discuss the redistricting process, why this year's …

Common Council Conversations: Council Member Ulysees Wingo on The Public GoodApril 26, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

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 Member Ulysees O. Wingo, Sr. of the Masten

Housing Discrimination: HOME on The Public GoodApril 19, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week, we speak with Steven Haagsma, Education Specialist at Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME). Did you know that landlords cannot discriminate against you based on your source of income (e.g. section 8 voucher)? Listen in to hear about hear about other …

Common Council Conversations: Council Member Bryan Bollman on The Public GoodApril 12, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

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 Member Bryan Bollman of the Lovejoy

Common Council Conversations: Council Member Rasheed Wyatt on The Public GoodMarch 29, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Miles Gresham

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 Member Rasheed Wyatt of the University

No Reform Rollbacks (Virtual) Press ConferenceMarch 28, 2022, 10-10:45 am

Tanvier Peart

The Partnership for the Public Good will join Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, NYCLU, #HALTsolitary Campaign, and others on Monday, March 28 at 10 a.m. via Zoom for a virtual press conference ahead of New York State's April 1 budget deadline in opposition to Governor Hochul's proposed reform rollbacks. …

Bail Reform Demystified: Miles Gresham on The Public GoodMarch 22, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Tanvier Peart

PPG’s 2018 report Cruelty and Cost: Money Bail in Buffalo highlights the adverse impacts of setting money bail. It emphasizes there has been no connection found between an amount of money and a person’s likelihood of appearing in court of avoiding illegal activity while on release. It …

Common Council Conversations: Council Majority Leader David Rivera on The Public GoodMarch 8, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

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 Majority Leader David Rivera of the Niagara