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The People Behind the Data: Opening and Closing ReceptionJuly 18, 2019, 5-6 pm

Matt Nagowkski and Brendan Bannon

Come and join us as we celebrate two community artists who have contributed to the beauty of the space known as Buffalo Commons through their public art. See the digital art of Matt Nagowski before it is retired with the collection Niagara Frontier Colors which depicts regional income inequalities …

Census 2020 Workshops: Achieving a Complete CountJuly 17, 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 …

2019 Cornell High Road Fellows: Emily Blanchard, Yu An Chen, Jack Millar, Laura Holland, Valerie Weisbeck, and Sherell Farmer on The Public GoodJuly 16, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from some of the 2019 High Road Fellows: Emily Blanchard (Assemblymember Sean Ryan’s Office), Yu An Chen (Western New York Law Center and Buffalo Niagara Community Reinvestment Coalition), Jack Millar (WNYLC and BNCRC), Laura Holland …

The Battle for Land and the Future of the Postindustrial CityJuly 10, 2019, 12:30-2:30 pm

Aaron Bartley

For the past 14 years, Aaron Bartley, as one of PUSH Buffalo’s cofounders, worked alongside colleagues to build a model of community-controlled development WNY. The organizers rooted their organization in the values and analysis of the Just Transition and Development Without Displacement …

Burchfield Penney Art Center's ReSounding: Renata Toney and John Smigielski on The Public GoodJuly 9, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Renata Toney, Community Engagement and Public Relations Strategist and musician John Smigelski, Assistant Production Manager and co-curator for ReSoundings. They'll be discussing what ReSoundings is, what makes it unique, and what you can expect …

Community Agenda Mid-Year Update on The Public GoodJuly 2, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Last week, PPG held a press release event to announce some of the major 2019 Community Agenda wins we've had as we approached our year's mid-way point. Join us on The Public Good this week, where we'll share some key updates from all of our agenda items! 

10th Annual World Refugee DayJune 29, 8 am-June 30, 2019 6 pm

World Refugee Day is a global initiative by the United Nations honoring the courage, resilience and strength of refugees and displaced persons who are forced to flee their homes due to fear of persecution or to escape disasters. Community volunteers invite everyone in WNY to an event including …

FAB Forum IVJune 30, 2019, 3-5 pm

Frontline Arts Buffalo

FAB Forums is a series of community conversations examining the past, present, and future of frontline arts institutions in our city.  At FAB Forums, you are invited to join Frontline Arts Buffalo in conversation on the following questions: What is the role and purpose of frontline arts …

Community Agenda Update Press ConferenceJune 27, 2019, 10:30-11 am

Partnership for the Public Good

As we are half-way through 2019, and as the New York State legislative session has ended, we’re gathering to offer an update: what progress have we made this year on our ten advocacy priorities? What issues will we continue to advance in the second half of 2019?  Join us to hear updates …

Good Food Purchasing for the BPS: Rebekah Williams, Rita Hubbard-Robinson, and Jessica Gilbert on The Public GoodJune 25, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Rebekah Williams, Rita Hubbard-Robinson, and Jessica Gilbert. The three are part of a coalition looking to adopt a Good Food Purchasing Program in the Buffalo Public Schools, the seventh item on this year's Community Agenda. They'll be …