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Uniting on the High Road ConferenceJune 20, 4 pm-June 22, 2024 1:30 pm

Partnership for the Public Good, Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab, national and local partners and experts

Uniting on the High Road: A Conference on Economic Justice at the Local Level will take place on June 20-22, 2024 in Buffalo, NY. Hosted by Cornell University ILR Buffalo Co-Lab and Partnership for the Public Good, with community and academic partners from across Buffalo and nationwide, the …

Broadband for All? Mapping and Discussing Progress and Remaining Challenges Across NYSMay 24, 2024, 12-1:30 pm

Rusty Weaver and community partners

Community partners, policy makers, and decision makers across NY are invited to join Rusty Weaver, Director of Research, ILR Buffalo Co-Lab, and community leaders in broadband accessibility for a presentation of the Digital Equity Tool and a discussion on opportunities going forward.  Register …

Film Screening: "Untold Stories: Life After Foster Care"May 21, 2024, 6-8 pm

Fostering Greatness, Inc. and Partnership for the Public Good

During National Foster Care Awareness Month, join us for the premier screening of a short film amplifying the stories of foster care alumni in Erie County.

Buffalo City Budget 101May 13, 2024, 1-2:30 pm

PPG, Geoff Kelly of Investigative Post, Alia Williams of VOICE Buffalo, Janayia Capers of PUSH Buffalo

Are you interested in learning what Mayor Byron Brown is prioritizing in his proposed budget for 2024-2025? Do you want to know how you can influence the city budget?

Family Feud for the Public GoodApril 17, 2024, 7-10 pm

Join us for Family Feud for the Public Good, an event to support Partnership for the Public Good, at The Burchfield Penney Art Center on Wednesday, April 17 from 7-10pm. 

Blues Flag Memorial: A May 14 Community ProjectApril 4, 2024, 10 am-1 pm

Partnership for the Public Good and the African American Cultural Center invite you to join us on Thursday, April 4 for a Blues Flag Memorial workshop, part of a collaborative community memorial to honor the victims of the May 14th, 2022 white supremacist attack in our city.

Status of Child Care in New York State Report ReleaseMarch 8, 2024, 10 am-12 pm

Dr. Steve Peraza, Dr. Rusty Weaver + partners (see below)

Two out of five New Yorkers with children report that they or an adult member of their household decided to forgo employment outside of their home due to child care, according to survey data from Cornell University’s 2023 Empire State Poll. Child care issues are inextricably linked to New …

International Childhood Advancement on The Public GoodMarch 5, 2024, 11:30 am-12 pm

Dejia Marie James

Join us on The Public Good! Our guest is Evelyn Kessler, Founder and Executive Director of International Child Advancement. 

Creating Safe Spaces: Black Men’s Role in Community Growth on The Public GoodFebruary 13, 2024, 11:30 am-12 pm

Dejia Marie James

Join us on The Public Good! Our guests are Sherman Webb-Middlebrooks, Men's Health Project Manager at the Buffalo Center for Health Equity, and Jimmy Darby, community organizer, Board President for Voice Buffalo, and founder of Just for Us, and Buffalo Peacemaker.

Media Advisory: 39 Organizations Call on Mayor Byron Brown to Comply with Proactive Rental Inspections (PRI) LawFebruary 13, 2024, 10:30-11 am

WHAT: Community advocates, health professionals, and concerned citizens will gather tomorrow at Niagara Square to call on City of Buffalo officials to comply with the city’s Proactive Rental Inspections (PRI) Law enacted by the Buffalo Common Council in November 2020. Among …