Events Take Action

Fighting Inequality in Buffalo-Niagara

Presenter(s): Sam Magavern & Team of 5 University at Buffalo Law Students
Date: November 22, 2019, 10 am-12 pm

Partnership for the Public Good
617 Main Street
Floor 3R
Buffalo, NY 14203

Please join Sam Magavern, senior policy fellow at the Partnership for the Public Good, and a team of five University at Buffalo law students, as they present a workshop on fighting inequality in Buffalo-Niagara. In addition to data and analysis about important inequities challenging the region, the team will present on five topics:

·         Exclusionary Zoning: how do municipal land use policies impede affordable housing and integration in Buffalo’s suburbs?

·         Rights of Transgender Students: what rights do transgender students have in New York State public schools?

·         Oxford Houses: what is the role of self-run residences in addiction recovery?

·         Teacher Diversity: what are successful strategies to increase teacher diversity in public schools?

·         Tool Libraries: how can tool libraries promote equity and the “real sharing economy?”

Free and open to the public. Please reserve your seat by emailing Sam Magavern,