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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 …

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! 

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 …

Who Owns Land in Buffalo? Aaron Bartley on The Public GoodMay 21, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Aaron Bartley, co-founder of People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH) who served as its executive director for 12 years and is now in a post-PUSH residency with Cornell in Buffalo and PPG. We’ll be discussing private versus …

From Protest to Politics: Women's Movements and Strengthening DemocraciesApril 11, 5:30 pm-April 12, 2019 5:30 pm

UB Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy, UB College of Arts and Sciences

On April 11 and 12, 2019, the University at Buffalo's Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy and the College of Arts and Sciences will host the conference “From Protest to Politics: Women’s Movements and Strengthening Democracies.” For the last sixty years, there …

From Protest to Politics: Women's Movements and Strengthening DemocraciesApril 11, 5:30 pm-April 12, 2019 5:30 pm

UB Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy, UB College of Arts and Sciences

On April 11 and 12, 2019, the University at Buffalo's Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy and the College of Arts and Sciences will host the conference “From Protest to Politics: Women’s Movements and Strengthening Democracies.” For the last sixty years, there …

Western New York Independent Living - Local Advocacy: Todd Vaarwerk on The Public GoodApril 2, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Todd Vaarwerk, Director of Advocacy and Public Policy at Western New York Independent Living (WNYIL). He'll be discussing WNYIL advocacy work, results from the recently released state budget, as well as local efforts such as accessibility …

Free Showing of the Documentary "Dark Money"March 30, 2019, 12:30-3:30 pm

League of Women Voters

What role do secret donors play in our elections? What about super PACs, whose names often obscure their intent, and whose spending is unconstrained? The public is invited to discuss these issues after viewing the film Dark Money on Saturday, March 30, at the Harlem Road Community Center, …

Free Showing of the Documentary "Dark Money"March 30, 2019, 12:30-3:30 pm

League of Women Voters

What role do secret donors play in our elections? What about super PACs, whose names often obscure their intent, and whose spending is unconstrained? The public is invited to discuss these issues after viewing the film Dark Money on Saturday, March 30, at the Harlem Road Community Center, …

Protecting Homeowners from Steep Tax Increases: In 2020 and BeyondMarch 2, 2019, 1-3 pm

Home prices in some neighborhoods have risen dramatically in recent years. Homeowners in these areas may see steep property tax increases in 2020. How can we make sure that homeowners are not displaced due to unaffordable increases in taxes? A coalition of community groups has been exploring …