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Buffalo’s Outer Harbor: The Right Place for a World-Class ParkMarch 11, 2020, 5:30-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

In recent years, Western New Yorkers have rediscovered Buffalo’s Outer Harbor: its natural beauty, ecological importance, and recreational opportunities. Local residents have spoken loud and clear: they want this fragile Great Lakes gem to be permanently protected, naturally restored, and …

Local Land Use, Green Code, and ZoningMarch 5, 2020, 12-2 pm

Jessie Fisher and Art Giacalone

Learn how to level the playing field in development and zoning matters in our communities.

Evicted in Buffalo: Join Us for Our Newest Report ReleaseMarch 4, 2020, 10-11 am

The culmination of two years' work, PPG will be releasing "Evicted in Buffalo: the High Costs of Involuntary Mobility," on Wednesday, March 4th at 10am at Neighborhood Legal Services (237 Main St, suite 400).

Leadership Development in Buffalo: Megan Connelly and Todd Timmons on The Public GoodMarch 3, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us this week on The Public Good! What goes into making a good leader? Find out from Megan Connelly and Todd Timmons of Open Buffalo who manage the organization's leadership development programs, Emerging Leaders and Youth Action. Hear about skills building topics include history of organizing …

Cigarette Litter Initiative: Jenna Brinkworth, Sadie Kratt, and Priscilla Trageser on The Public GoodFebruary 25, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! Did you know cigarette butts are the #1 form of picked up litter in the world? Once a butt is tossed it’s with us for decades and does not bio degrade. This is not only a health concern but an environmental concern. We'll hear from representatives from Roswell …

PPG's 2020 Community Agenda: A Deeper Discussion at Niagara Branch LibraryFebruary 20, 2020, 6-7:30 pm

Orlando Dickson and PPG Partners

Please join us for a conversation about PPG's 2020 Community Agenda planks - ten ways to build a better Buffalo Niagara!

WNY WALKS!: Phil Haberstro and Lucy Connery on The Public GoodFebruary 18, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! Trying to figure out how to get your daily steps in towards a healthier and greener lifestyle? WNY WALKS!, an initative of the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, is too. We'll be joined by Phil Haberstro, Executive Director and Lucy Connery, Health Promotion …

PPG's 2020 Community Agenda: A Deeper Discussion at Merriweather LibraryFebruary 13, 2020, 6-7:30 pm

Orlando Dickson and PPG Partners

Please join us for a conversation about PPG's 2020 Community Agenda planks - ten ways to build a better Buffalo Niagara!

A Win for Frontline Arts Buffalo: Maria Ta and Zainab Saleh on The Public GoodFebruary 11, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This week we'll hear from Maria Ta, Ujima Company, Inc. and Zainab Saleh, PPG, who are both leaders of Frontline Arts Buffalo. FAB's plank on the 2020 Community Agenda is "Equitable and Increased Representation of Frontline Communities in City of Buffalo Public Art." …

A-Z Action Through Language Reclamation: John Freeman on The Public GoodFebruary 4, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We'll be speaking with author, John Freeman, whose recent book, Dictionary of the Undoing, which emphasizes not to retreat behind books, but to emphatically engage in the public sphere, to redefine what it means to be a literary citizen.