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Democracy Fellow Michelle Jones: on the Public GoodSeptember 18, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Michelle Jones, Open Buffalo's Democracy Fellow, discussing her project called "The Inside Out" and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about Michelle Jones and the Democracy Fellows …

Join us for the Buffalo Commons 501(c)(3) Advocacy LabSeptember 12, 2018, 12:30-1:45 pm

Sam Magavern

While 501(c)(3)s cannot directly support or oppose candidates for public office, there are many activities these organizations and their staff may do. Join Sam Magavern, Executive Director of PPG, as he shares the laws and rules regarding electoral activities and describes examples of what you can …

Community Reinvestment Act: Western New York Law Center on the Public GoodSeptember 11, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Kathryn Franco and Stephen Halpern, from the Western New York Law Center, discussing the Community Benefits Agreement and the Community Reinvestment Act and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about the …

Democracy Fellow Micheal Zak: on the Public GoodAugust 21, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Micheal Zak, Co-Founder and Worker Owner at Gro-op, and Board Chair at Buffalo Cooperative Federal Credit Union. Discussing his work as a Democracy Fellow and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about …

Community Reinvestment Act Basics TrainingAugust 21, 2018, 1-3 pm

The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) has led to over $1 trillion in mortgages, small business loans, and economic development for underserved neighborhoods since 1990. Most importantly, the CRA gives residents and community organizations a voice in how banks are serving the needs of your community. …

Buffalo Museum of Science: President and CEO on The Public GoodAugust 14, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Marisa Wigglesworth, President, and CEO at Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences. Discussing the Buffalo Science Museum and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about the Buffalo Science …

Cruelty and Cost: Money Bail in Buffalo: Andrea Ó Súilleabháin on the Public GoodAugust 7, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

What is PPG's report on bail, " Cruelty and Cost: Money Bail in Buffalo", about? "We recorded data from 240 arraignment hearings, and what we found is that bail is set very often in the city of Buffalo. It was set in 64% of the cases that we watched, and every one of those cases when a judge set …

Peace and Parmesan: Young Entrepreneur Discussing Clothing Line on The Public GoodJuly 31, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Moshe' Douglas, Founder of a clothing line called Peace and Parmesan, discussing his clothing line and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about the Peace and Parmesan clothing line here. The show will …

Book Talk: Susan Anglada Bartley with Buffalo EducatorsJuly 24, 2018, 7-8:30 pm

Ms. Bartley will discuss her new book in conversation with some local educators who will be announced later. The event is FREE and open to the public; copies of the book are currently available at Talking Leaves…Books, 951 Elmwood Avenue, and will be available for purchase at the event as …

High Road Fellowship: Cornell High Road Fellows on the Public GoodJuly 24, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We’ll talk to students, Hannah Bollinger from Western New York Council, Ashni Verma from WNY Environmental Alliance, and, Richard Gan from Partnership for the Public Good. The students are all from Cornell University's ILR High Road …