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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: …

LGBTQ Cultural CompetencyApril 2, 2019, 12:30-2:30 pm

Rachel Parrino, The WNY Pride Center

Learn how to build and support a more equal, affirming, and productive environment.

Writing for the Media: Letters to the Editor, Op-Eds, and Press ReleasesMarch 13, 2019, 12:30-2:30 pm

Sam Magavern, Dawn Bracely, & Greg Connors

Learn how to effectively write and use print media to get your message heard. Join Sam Magavern, senior policy fellow at PPG,  Dawn Bracely and Greg Connors, editorial writers at The Buffalo News for tips and techniques on how to craft your message. You will have the opportunity to …

Protecting Homeowners from Steep Tax Increases: In 2020 and BeyondMarch 2, 2019, 1-3 pm

Home prices in some neighborhoods have risen dramatically in recent years. Homeowners in these areas may see steep property tax increases in 2020. How can we make sure that homeowners are not displaced due to unaffordable increases in taxes? A coalition of community groups has been exploring …

Evening of Black Labor History presented by CBTU Buffalo ChapterFebruary 28, 2019, 5:30-8:30 pm

Robert Mootry, Jr.

Celebrate Black History Month and join the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Buffalo Chapter for An Evening of Black Labor History featuring a program of presentations and panelists. The event will take place on Thursday, February 28th at 5:30pm at the 1199 SEIU Union Hall, 2421 Main St. Buffalo, …

Home Stability Support: Christine Slocum on The Public GoodFebruary 19, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Christine Slocum of the Homeless Alliance of WNY discussing Home Stability Support legislation.

Home Health Aids and Occupational Issues: Nellie Brown, Teresa, and Renita on The Public GoodFebruary 7, 2019, 1-1:30 pm

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Nellie Brown, Director of Workplace Health & Safety Programs at Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations. We'll also hear from Teresa and Renita, two home health aids. They will be discussing occupational …

Buffalo is Canceled: Aaron Lowinger, De'Jon Hall, and Christine Slocum on The Public GoodFebruary 5, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Aaron Lowinger, a journalist at The Public, on their "Buffalo is Canceled" series capturing the snowed-in reflections of locals of all ages and backgrounds. We'll also be joined by two contributors to the series - De'Jon Hall and Christine …

Mona's House: Kelly Galloway on The Public GoodJanuary 29, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

  Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Kelly Galloway, founder and director of Mona's House, Buffalo's first restoration home for human trafficking victims. She will discuss the global human trafficking crisis and her work, challenges, and successes here in …

Training and Job Opportunities: Duncan Kirkwood on The Public GoodJanuary 22, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Duncan Kirkwood, Outreach and Recruitment Manager at Northland Workforce Training Center. He will discuss training and job opportunities in advanced manufacturing and clean energy.  Listen, and then learn more about the Northland Workforce …