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Developing Your Digital StoryFebruary 4, 2021, 1:30-2:45 pm

The Advocacy Project

Leveraging social media to advance your organizational mission: Quick, free strategies for success.

Press Conference: New Report Finds Poor Implementation of Governor Cuomo’s COVID-19 Order to Release People Accused of Technical Parole Violations from County JailsJanuary 19, 2021, 10-11 am

Stephen Hart, Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

In a press conference on Tuesday, January 19, at 10am, Partnership for the Public Good will release a new policy brief, “Poor Implementation Puts Health at Risk: An Evaluation of the New York Release Program for People Incarcerated on Charges of Technical Parole Violations during the COVID-19 …

2021 Community Agenda RolloutJanuary 14, 2021, 9:30-11 am

Join us for the virtual 2021 Community Agenda Rollout on January 14, 2021 at 9:30am. Register to join us at

Meet MOCHA: De'Jon Hall and David Sell on The Public GoodJanuary 5, 2021, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Have you heard of the MOCHA Center? Its been supporting LGBTQ people of color in our community since 1996. MOCHA offers social events and other programs focused on improving the health and wellness of LGBTQ people of color—in mind, body, and spirit. We'll be …

COVID-19 Conversation: Dr. Bruce Naughton on The Public GoodDecember 29, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! We will be speaking with Dr. Bruce Naughton, VP and Chief Medical Officer for Medicare at Univera Health. Dr. Naughton will provide expertise for a "COVID-19 Conversation" to talk stats, dispel myths, and educate us on the current outlook for Buffalo-Niagara.

Employment and MLK's Vision: Dayatra Hassan, Jomo Akono, and Wil Green on The Public GoodDecember 15, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our guests this week will be Dayatra Hassan, Buffalo Juneteenth Board member, Jomo Akono, Co-Founder of “Project Access to A-Free-Ka”, and Wil Green, Director of  School & Community Partnership at Canisius College. These leaders have arranged a …

Avoiding Footage Follies: Sarah Wooton and John Elmore on The Public GoodDecember 1, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! We'll speak with PPG Community Researcher, Sarah Wooton and the Minority Bar Association of WNY Justice Reform Taskforce Co-Chair, John Elmore on footage release policies for the Buffalo Police Department.  Best practices including prompt and free …

Participatory Budgeting for Buffalo: Kathryn Franco and Rebecca Newberry on The Public GoodNovember 24, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We'll be learning about the process of participatory budgeting (PB) and how it can increase democratic participation in funding decisions by local entities including government. Our guests are Kathryn Franco from Buffalo Niagara Community Reinvestment Coalition and …

Native American Heritage Month: Traditional Teachings of the Good MindNovember 23, 2020, 1-4 pm

Michael Martin

Michael Martin, Onondaga, Beaver Clan and Executive Director of Native American Community Services of Erie and Niagara Counties will explore universal principles of a “Good Mind” and the relationship between our minds to our thoughts, behaviors and well-being. Related aspects of the …

Concerns on Proposed Police Data System: Stephen Hart and Andrea Ó Súilleabháin on The Public GoodNovember 3, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! The City of Buffalo announced a proposed 3-year contract with SAS Institute to create a data analytics center and “use predictive modeling to determine best practices,” with “police training and practices” as the first use of the technology. On …