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September 21, 2017

PPG Turns 10: "Beauty & Democracy" at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery is October 5th!

Join us in celebrating the Partnership for the Public Good's tenth anniversary! Standing on a decade of meaningful partnerships, we're coming together to ask, "How can democracy be more beautiful?" and "How can beauty be more democratic?" This evening of performance will reflect on these …

August 9, 2017

Community Police Officers Hold Meetings

Do you know your Community Police Officers? Each district in Buffalo has two officers whose job it is to get to know the community, and every month they hold public meetings where you can voice your concern, ideas, or just get to know them! Hope to see you there!

August 9, 2017

WNYCAIC Seeking Part-time Staff

The Buffalo/WNY chapter of the NY Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement (http://nycaic.org) is seeking a part-time staff person for Sep 2017 – May 2018. Funding is assured, for this period, for one position of approximately 12 hours per week.

July 31, 2017

Susan Attridge on The Public Good

Wondering what's going on with recycling in the city of Buffalo? The Public Good radio show on WUFO MIX goes LIVE on PPG's Facebook page tomorrow at 1PM. Listen in to our conversation with Susan Attridge, Director of Recycling at City of Buffalo Department of Public Works!  …

July 18, 2017

Community Agenda Win: NFTA funding boosted

The Partnership for the Public Good saw another policy win this month! Spearheaded by the Citizens for Regional Transit, PPG's 2015 Community Agenda included a plank requesting that NYS protect the mortgage recording tax and the revenue that it generated for public transit. PPG is thrilled to …

July 3, 2017

Poetic Justice: Creative Space

Help us kick off our annual Justice & Opportunity Series! Join us for this fun evening of community expression, healing, upliftment, and celebration. We have some live performances planned, and are also saving space in hopes that those in attendance might be inspired to share talents of their …

July 3, 2017

Working Toward Equality, Updated Sheds Light on Race, Employment, and Public Transit in Erie County

PPG has released a new report, Working Toward Equality, Updated: Race, Employment, and Public Transit in Erie County. Building on the 2016 Working Toward Equality Report, the new report provides a rich trove of updated data on race and employment and then offers a spotlight on one of the barriers …

July 3, 2017

Sponsor a Player in Tennis for the Public Good

This Saturday, July 8 marks the third annual Tennis for the Public Good tournament, a benefit for PPG. Please take a moment to make a donation in honor of one of the players or for the whole great team. This year’s tourney includes local tennis aces, PPG staff, civic leaders like Sean Ryan …

June 29, 2017

New Report on PUSH Buffalo’s Green Development Zone

PUSH Buffalo’s Green Development Zone has won an international award and other acclaim for revitalizing a neighborhood with a unique blend of community organizing, policy advocacy, workforce development, green housing, and vacant lot renewal. In PPG’s latest report, we offer a detailed …

June 28, 2017

We're Broadcasting Live!

Now you can watch The Public Good radio show on Facebook Live! Visit our Facebook page to stream the whole show live - then re-watch your favorite shows on our YouTube channel. It's The Public Good, every Tuesday at 1pm on WUFO 1080AM!

June 28, 2017

Working Toward Equality: Employment and Race in Buffalo Update

On Thursday, July 6th at 4:00PM in the Auditorium of the Merriweather Library, the PPG is planning a press conference to announce an update to the Jobs and Equality Report sponsored by WNYALF, NYS AFL-CIO, CBTU, NAACP, Concerned Clergy, Baptist Ministers, LCLAA, and National Urban League, regarding …

June 28, 2017

BTRU Documentary Screening and Discussion

Transit riders unions have organized and seen successes in other areas. Join Buffalo Transit Riders Union (BTRU) in a documentary viewing and discussion to learn form other's experiences. Free and open to the public. Thursday, June 29th 5 PM - 7:30 PM Niagara Branch Library 280 …