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The Fruit Belt Community Land Trust: India Walton on The Public GoodOctober 15, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! Our guest is India Walton, Executive Director of the F.B. Community Land Trust. She'll provide an update on the FBCLT’s current and future plans, and how a grant from New York state’s Community Land Trusts Capacity Building Initiative will …

Reshaping Narratives in Unequal Societies: Community Leadership and VoiceOctober 15, 2019, 4-5:30 pm

Dr. Balu Balasubramaniam and Sam Magavern

How can ordinary people shift community and development narratives? What does leadership look like in empowered communities? Join ILR Buffalo Co-Lab for an extraordinary opportunity. . .A discussion with Dr. Balu Balasubramaniam, internationally known development activist, policy advocate, …

The Battle for Land and the Future of the Post-Industrial City: Workshop 4October 9, 2019, 4-6 pm

Aaron Bartley

Free and open to the public. This is the last and final workshop of a 4-part series on land, gentrification and community-controlled development starting 9/11 and running through 10/2. Attendance at all four workshops is not required, but it is encouraged. Register by emailing …

Buffalo Common Council Property Tax Exemption HearingOctober 3, 2019, 5:30-7 pm

Are you a homeowner or renter who is facing displacement due to increased taxes? The Common Council members want to hear from you! Come tell your story about how the reassessment is impacting you and your family.  

Buffalo Property Tax Coalition: John Washington, Christiana Limniatis, and Dennice Barr on The Public GoodOctober 1, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from members of the Buffalo Property Tax Coalition - John Washington, Christiana Limniatis, and Dennice Barr - as they discuss the recent tax reassessment notices and the upcoming Common Council hearing.     

The Battle for Land and the Future of the Post-Industrial City: Workshop 3September 25, 2019, 4-6 pm

Aaron Bartley

Free and open to the public. This is the third of a 4-part workshop series on land, gentrification and community-controlled development starting 9/11 and running through 10/2. Attendance at all four workshops is not required, but it is encouraged. Register by emailing …

A World Class Park: Our Outer Harbor Coalition on The Public GoodSeptember 24, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from members of the Our Outer Harbor Coalition as they discuss their recommendations to transform Buffalo’s Outer Harbor into an expanded state park.

The First Annual Community Banking SummitSeptember 21, 2019, 10 am-1:30 pm

Buffalo Niagara Community Reinvestment Coalition (BNCRC)

Join the Buffalo Niagara Community Reinvestment Coalition (BNCRC) for our first annual Community Banking Summit taking place Saturday, September 21 from 11am to 1:30pm at the King Urban Life

Protecting Homeowners from Steep Tax Increases: In 2020 and BeyondSeptember 19, 2019, 6-7:30 pm

Buffalo Property Tax Coalition

Home prices in some Buffalo neighborhoods have risen dramatically in recent years. Some homeowners in these areas are seeing steep property tax increases in 2020. How can we make sure that low and moderate-income homeowners are not displaced due to unaffordable increases in taxes? A coalition of …

Distinguishing the Social Sector: Panel Discussion and LunchSeptember 19, 2019, 12-1:45 pm

Kristin Ksiazek, Rusty Weaver, Sam Magavern, Franchelle Parker, Katie Pieri, Curtis Robbins, Tommy McClam

Report Finds Social Sector is Fast-Growing Part of the Buffalo-Niagara Economy: Panel to Discuss Findings on September 19