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A-Z Action Through Language Reclamation: John Freeman on The Public GoodFebruary 4, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We'll be speaking with author, John Freeman, whose recent book, Dictionary of the Undoing, which emphasizes not to retreat behind books, but to emphatically engage in the public sphere, to redefine what it means to be a literary citizen.  

Fighting Inequality in Buffalo-NiagaraNovember 22, 2019, 10 am-12 pm

Sam Magavern & Team of 5 University at Buffalo Law Students

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 …

Census 2020 and Community Efforts: Kartika Carr, Mara Koven-Gelman, Gamileh Jamil, and Meghan Maloney de Zaldivar on The Public GoodNovember 5, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Our guests are Kartika Carr from VOICE-Buffalo, Mara Koven-Gelman from the Jewish Community Relations Council, and Gamileh Jamil and Meghan Maloney de Zaldivar from the New York Immigration Coalition. They'll be discussing current and efforts to promote Census 2020, including the importance of …

Early Voting Initiatives: Tyrell Ford, Levi Burrell-Cook, and Christian Parra from the PUSH Buffalo Street Team on The Public GoodOctober 22, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! Our guests are Tyrell Ford, Levi Burrell-Cook, and Christian Parra of PUSH Buffalo's Street Team. For the first time in New York, this election will feature early voting. Beginning this Saturday, October 26, residents of Erie County can vote at any of the …

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 …

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

Census 2020 Workshops: Achieving a Complete CountAugust 14, 2019, 5:30-6:30 pm

Partnership for the Public Good

Census data affects funding for services and programs across healthcare, education, housing, transportation and more. Neighborhoods where individuals are "undercounted" can lose resources, programs, and political representation. How can your organization or group take action on Census 2020? What …

The Art of Social Change: Power and Belonging from Belfast to Buffalo - A Conversation with Pádraig Ó Tuama and Lorna HillAugust 8, 2019, 1-2:45 pm

Pádraig Ó Tuama and Lorna Hill

The Art of Social Change: Power and Belonging from Belfast to Buffalo A Conversation with Pádraig Ó Tuama and Lorna Hill August 8, 2019, 1-2:30pm Lunch will be provided at 12:45pm sharp (no food in the gallery) from our friend at Breadhive. Be sure to RSVP by emailing …

Census 2020 Workshops: Achieving a Complete CountJuly 31, 2019, 12:30-2 pm

Partnership for the Public Good

Census data affects funding for services and programs across healthcare, education, housing, transportation and more. Neighborhoods where individuals are "undercounted" can lose resources, programs, and political representation. How can your organization or group take action on Census 2020? What …