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The Battle for Land and the Future of the Postindustrial CityJuly 10, 2019, 12:30-2:30 pm

Aaron Bartley

For the past 14 years, Aaron Bartley, as one of PUSH Buffalo’s cofounders, worked alongside colleagues to build a model of community-controlled development WNY. The organizers rooted their organization in the values and analysis of the Just Transition and Development Without Displacement …

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 …

Traffic Enforcement, Fines, and Fees: A Community ConversationJune 19, 2019, 6-8 pm

Fair Fines and Fees Coalition - Buffalo

Buffalo drivers from majority-Black neighborhoods are four times more likely than drivers from majority-white neighborhoods to have their licenses suspended. People from mostly Black neighborhoods are eight times more likely to receive multiple tickets in a single traffic stop than folks who live …

Urban Legacy Filmworks: Doug Ruffin on The Public GoodJune 18, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Doug Ruffin, owner and founder of Urban Legacy Filmworks. He'll be discussing how he got into filmmaking, his draw to Buffalo-based topics, his inspirations, as well as what's next in his filmmaking career. He'll also be talking about '67 …

Fines and Fees Justice: Katie Adamides, Danielle Pelfrey Duryea, and Jalonda Hill of the Fair Fines and Fees Coalition on The Public GoodJune 11, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Katie Adamides, Danielle Pelfrey Duryea, and Jalonda Hill of the Fair Fines and Fees Coalition. Convened by the Western New York Law Center and Buffalo’s African American Health Disparities Task Force, the Coalition consists of …

Climate & Community Protection Act: Sprint to the FinishJune 11, 2019, 5 am-8 pm

The Action Network

It is crunch time to #PASSTHECCPA! Now is the time to get the Climate and Community Protection Act over the finish line to win a sustainable, equitable future for New York. We can win: A renewable future free of fossil fuels Direct investment into communities most vulnerable to climate …

Social Justice Poetry: Jillian Hanesworth on The Public GoodJune 4, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Jillian Hanesworth, a local social justice poet who writes with the intent of promoting change.  She'll be talking about her motivations, her activism and the work she does at her job, as well as some exciting upcoming projects. She'll also …

Best Practices for Working with an InterpreterJune 4, 2019, 12:30-2:30 pm

Sarah Cunningham, Manager of Interpreting Services and Katlyn Keane, Sales & Recruitment Coordinator both at Journey's End Refugee Services

Does your organization, business, medical facility, school, or other institution work and support individuals with limited English proficiency?Join Sarah Cunningham, Manager of Interpreting Services & Katlyn Keane, Sales & Recruitment Coordinator at Journey's End Refugee Services to learn …

Who Owns Land in Buffalo? Aaron Bartley on The Public GoodMay 21, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Aaron Bartley, co-founder of People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH) who served as its executive director for 12 years and is now in a post-PUSH residency with Cornell in Buffalo and PPG. We’ll be discussing private versus …

Two Generation Approaches for Immigrant FamiliesMay 17, 2019, 12:30-2:30 pm

New York Immigration Coalition

The New York Immigration Coalition, hosted by the Partnership for Public Good, would like to invite you to join us at a convening on Two Generation Education on May 17th at 12:30PM at 617 Main St Suite 300, Buffalo, NY 14203. Lunch will be provided.