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Protecting Homeowners from Steep Tax Increases: A Town Hall MeetingFebruary 12, 2018, 6:30-7:30 pm

Allentown Association, Westside Neighborhood Housing Services, Preservation Buffalo Niagara, Partnership for the Public Good, and Assemblyman Sean Ryan

In recent years, housing values in some Buffalo neighborhoods have risen dramatically. After the City completes its comprehensive reassessment, homeowners in “hot” neighborhoods may see steep increases in their property taxes in 2019.

Black Business BazaarFebruary 10, 2018, 11 am-3 pm

African Heritage Food Co-op

Black Business Bazaar is back! African Heritage Food Co-op is hosting a Black Business Bazaar on February 10th from 11am-3pm at the Pratt Willert Community Center located at 422 Pratt St. Buffalo NY, 14208. There will be 30 vendors, music, and more! To Vend, please e-mail …

PANTHFRICA Art Exhibit Opening ReceptionFebruary 9, 2018, 5-8 pm

Buffalo Arts Studio, Crossroads Collective

The PANTHFRICA Art Exhibit Opening Reception will take place at Buffalo Arts Studio on Friday, February 9 from 5-8pm to kick-off PANTHFRICA celebrations. Buffalo Arts Studio (BAS) is located in the Tri-Main Building, Suite 500, 2495 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214.

Wendt, don’t treat workers like scrap!: Community Rally for Wendt WorkersFebruary 9, 2018, 11 am-1 pm

Wendt Workers

Let Wendt Corporation know that our community demands respect and dignity for Wendt workers.

Affordable Housing Panel Discussion with Assemblymember Sean RyanFebruary 8, 2018, 6-7:30 pm

Sean Ryan, HOME, Partnership for the Public Good, D'Youville College, Office for the Aging, CEDO

Please join us as we try to answer the question: What does affordable housing look like in Buffalo and New York State in the next 10-20 years?

Visions Photography Reception & Silent AuctionFebruary 2, 2018, 6-8 pm

Open Buffalo and CEPA Gallery

Join us for a photography reception and silent auction. Photos taken by members of Buffalo's social justice community will be sold to raise funds for Emerging Leaders, the cutting-edge leadership development program created by Open Buffalo to educate and empower local change-makers.

Community Meeting On Former Women and Children's Hospital of BuffaloJanuary 31, 2018, 7-9 pm

Sinatra & Company Real Estate and Ellicott Development

PPG partners Elmwood Village Association and Preservation Buffalo Niagara will host and facilitate an audience question and answer session with Children's Hospital developers Sinatra & Company and Ellicott Development.

Buffalo Truth Commission on PovertyJanuary 25, 2018, 6-8 pm

CEJ Buffalo, Food for All, VOICE-Buffalo, WNY Peace Center

"Truth Commissions have been used around the world to hear neighbors affected by injustices, heal communities, and envision action for the future," says Truth Commissioner and PPG Deputy Director Andrea Ó Súilleabháin. "Today we remember the life and legacy of …

2018 PPG Community Agenda RolloutJanuary 12, 2018, 2-4 pm

Partnership for the Public Good

This year’s public roll-out of the Community Agenda will take place on Friday, January 12th at the Frank E. Merriweather Library Auditorium (1324 Jefferson Ave) at 2pm.

More Metro Access for BPS Students: Rachel Dominguez on The Public GoodJanuary 9, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from the Buffalo Parent Teacher Organization's Rachel Dominguez. Rachel will talk with us about how Buffalo's students need more Metro Bus and Rail access.