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FAB Forum IVJune 30, 2019, 3-5 pm

Frontline Arts Buffalo

FAB Forums is a series of community conversations examining the past, present, and future of frontline arts institutions in our city.  At FAB Forums, you are invited to join Frontline Arts Buffalo in conversation on the following questions: What is the role and purpose of frontline arts …

Disability and DifferenceMay 15, 2019, 12:30-2:30 pm

Andrew Marcum

Learn about how to build a support a more equal, affirming, and productive community and work environment. Join Andrew Marcum, Program Coordinator, center for Self Advocacy and PPG Policy fellow as he shares his research on WNY regarding disability and difference. the goals of this workshop …

Tomorrow's Leaders ConferenceMay 10, 1 pm-May 11, 2019 4 pm

Cornell Cooperative Extension and Massachusetts Avenue Project

Over the course of two days, you will participate in youth-led community interactions and workshops that will help teens and adults increase their impact in their communities. To learn more about what we’re looking for in workshops, please follow this link: …

FAB Forum IIIMay 5, 2019, 1-3 pm

Frontline Arts Buffalo

FAB Forums is a series of community conversations examining the past, present, and future of frontline arts institutions in our city.  At FAB Forums, you are invited to join Frontline Arts Buffalo in conversation on the following questions: What is the role and purpose of frontline arts …

Working with Census DataMay 2, 2019, 12:30-2:30 pm

Sarah Wooton, PPG

Learn how to find the information you need.  Let us show you how to find and use Census data to inform your business planning, to support grant proposals and research projects, to plan local projects, and much more! Whether you're looking for economic or demographic data, we can teach you how …

Fines, Fees, & Bail: How Criminal Justice Debt Hurts the PoorApril 25, 2019, 5:30-7:30 pm

Western New York Law Center

Do you receive excessive traffic tickets?Have you ever had your driver's license suspended? Have you ever had to post bail that you could not afford to pay? Too often, cities like Buffalo look to fund government functions by relying on revenue generated from criminal justice debt, a burden that …

Criminal Justice Debt and Challenging Criminal Injustice: Keisha Williams, Jolanda Hill, and Karima Amin on The Public GoodApril 22, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Keisha Williams, attorney, and Jolanda Hill, paralegal, from the Western New York Law Center. They'll be discussing criminal justice debt and their upcoming event "Fines, Fees, & Bail: How Criminal Justice Debt Hurts the Poor."  And, …

Earth Day Train TalkApril 17, 2019, 6-8 pm

Walter Simpson

Join Walter Simpson at The Buffalo History Museum on Wednesday, April 17th from 6pm-8pm for Earth Day Train Talk.  An environmentalist and life-long railfan, Walter will present his new information-packed, beautifully …

Foil Fiesta: Freedom of Information Law & Getting the Info You NeedApril 17, 2019, 12:30-2:30 pm

University at Buffalo Civil Liberties and Transparency Clinic

This training addresses what the Freedom of Information Law is and how researchers and community organizers can use it to deepen their analysis and strengthen their project or campaign. Join the University at Buffalo Civil Liberties and Transparency Clinic as they cover the basics of how to …

Prohibit Source of Income Housing Discrimination: DeAnna Eason and Dan Corbitt on The Public GoodApril 16, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from DeAnna Eason and Dan Corbitt of Housing Opportunities Made Equal discussing the statewide effort to prohibit source of income discrimination in housing and other fair housing practices and policies in and around the …