We recognize the disbanding of the Strike Force as a major reform. We renew our call for three additional reforms critical to better policing in the City of Buffalo: expanded and mandatory community policing, disbanding of the housing unit, and an end to arrests for marijuana possession.
Recent events have underscored the importance of making changes to
the laws, policies, and practices that govern policing in Buffalo.
In recent years, PPG has published extensive research on policing
and made numerous recommendations for reforms based on best
practices from other cities. This week, …
It was a milestone year at PPG, as we celebrated our tenth
anniversary. Reflecting on our anniversary theme of Beauty and
Democracy, our co-founder and board chair Lou Jean Fleron reminded
us, “PPG grew organically from this community—from the need for a
way to strengthen unheard …
Partnership for the Public Good welcomed 52 partners and 62 total
community members to the first floor community room of the Market
Arcade on December 15th, 2017. Their task? Vote on 21 different
pitches to settle 2018’s “Community Agenda,” an amalgamation of
policy planks that …
Open Buffalo’s Leadership Development Director holds primary responsibility for the development and implementation, in conjunction with contracted and community partners, of OB’s multi-tiered leadership development program.