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Housing Opportunities Made Equal in Buffalo: DeAnna Eason on the Public GoodDecember 12, 2017, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll be speaking with DeAnna Eason, Executive Director of HOME, Inc. about the lack of affordable housing in Buffalo addressed in PPG's new report.

Important Briefing on the Census: Let’s Not be Undercounted!December 8, 2017, 11 am-2 pm

Partnership for the Public Good, Common Cause NY, and the NY Civic Engagement Table

A complete count in the 2020 Census is essential to ensuring that congressional, state and local redistricting is fair and accurate and that communities receive the proper funding for local infrastructure and social services. But there are many challenges that may undermine the accuracy of the 2020 …

Ujima Theater’s Hit Devised Theater Play “Free Fred Brown!” on December 6thDecember 6, 2017, 6:30-8 pm

Ujima Theater Company

Ujima Theater’s Hit Devised Theater Play “Free Fred Brown!” will be performed at East High School (820 Northampton St., Buffalo) on Wednesday December 6th at 6:30PM.

Art and Social Justice: Lukia Costello on The Public GoodDecember 5, 2017, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good next week to hear from The New Hotness' Lukia Costello. The New Hotness is a social justice and storytelling media production company based here in Buffalo. The show will air live on Power 96.5 WNY at 7pm, and on PPG's Facebook page at 1pm …

Climate Justice WorkshopDecember 1, 2017, 10 am

Sam Magavern and UB Law

Please join Sam Magavern of the Partnership for the Public Good and a team of seven University at Buffalo Law School students for a workshop on climate justice. This Climate Justice Workshop will be held December 1, 2017 from 10am to Noon at 617 Main St. (Market Arcade) in …

Crossroads Collective Presents 100% Buffalo Event ThursdayNovember 30, 2017, 5:30-8 pm

Crossroads Collective

PUSH Buffalo and the Crossroads Collective is organizing a 100% Buffalo/NY Renews community just transition workshop on the evening of November 30th from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. Come out to PUSH Buffalo, 271 Grant St, Buffalo, New York 14213 for free food, childcare, and information for all ages!

Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement (CAIC): Jerome Wright and Steve Hart on The Public GoodNovember 21, 2017, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week to hear from Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement (CAIC)'s Jerome Wright and Steve Hart. We'll be talking about HALT, or Humane Alternatives to Long-Term Solitary Confinement Act and other ways to "think outside the box" to encourage …

Ujima Theater Company: Dayatra Hassan and Maria Ta on The Public GoodNovember 14, 2017, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good next week to hear from Ujima Theater Company's Dayatra Hassan and Maria Ta. We'll be talking about two recent Ujima projects: Unheard Voices, and Free Fred Brown. The show will air live on Power 96.5 WNY at 7pm, and on PPG's Facebook page at …

Marijuana Enforcement in Buffalo and Legalization Solutions: India Walton on The Public GoodNovember 7, 2017, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

In Buffalo, Black people are more than 7 times more likely to be arrested for misdemeanor marijuana possession than white people, even though young white people use marijuana at higher rates than young Black and Latino people. Join us on The Public Good next week to hear from Open Buffalo …

Marisa Jahn: Department of Art Speaker SeriesNovember 6, 2017, 6:30-8:30 pm

UB Department of Art

On Mondays 6:30 – 8:30pm, University at Buffalo holds the Department of Art Speaker Series at the Center for the Arts 112. Lectures are free and open to the public. On November 6th, the Series will feature multi-media artist and social advocate Marisa Jahn.