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#FreeNewYork Town HallFebruary 15, 2018, 5:30-8 pm

Partnership for the Public Good, Voice Buffalo, Open Buffalo, Citizen Action, PUSH Buffalo, JLUSA, Prisoners are People Too

Learn and share about the painful impact of our jails and the policies that drive incarceration in Erie county!

Greater East Side Fields of Dreams Block Club: Marva and Micheal Threat on The Public GoodFebruary 13, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Marva and Micheal Threat discussing Greater East Side Block Club Listen in, then to learn more visit the Greater East Side Block Club website here and Facebook page here.  The show will air live on Power 96.5 …

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 …