New Report on Poverty in Buffalo

Date: April 10, 2018

On April 10, 2018 PPG released a new report: Poverty in Buffalo: Causes, Impacts, Solutions. The report was commissioned by the Truth Commission on Poverty in Western New York, which is a part of the national Poor People’s Campaign co-chaired by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II and Rev. Dr. Lize Theoharis.  The Truth Commission held a hearing in Buffalo on January 25, 2018, at which people impacted by poverty gave testimony.  The report weaves quotations from the testifiers and commissioners together with a full set of data about local and national poverty, highlighting poverty’s impacts on health, housing, education, and criminal justice.

Read the Poverty in Buffalo: Causes, Impacts, and Solutions Report

Hear Rev. Kirk Laubenstein and Dennice Barr talking about the Buffalo Truth Commission on Poverty on The Public Good Radio show with Sam Magavern of the Partnership for the Public Good (PPG) on WUFO AM 1080 every Tuesday at 1pm.