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December 18, 2017

PPG Partners Vote on 2018 Community Agenda

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 …

November 10, 2017

Become a Champion for Change in 2018!

Are you ready to plan a change for your community? Are you ready to join thousands of citizens and hundreds of organizations working to create an equitable, healthy and ecologically thriving region? If so, please apply today to become a Champion for Change with One Region Forward’s Citizens …

October 25, 2017

Support Locust Street Art today!

Locust Street Art is a free community art school in Buffalo, NY where people of all ages can take art classes in Drawing, Painting, Animation, Photography, and Clay. Support Locust Street Art today!

October 11, 2017

PPG Featured on "Keeping Things Alive" Podcast

Keep your eyes peeled for Sam Magavern's appearance on Keeping Things Alive, a podcast by Buffalo-based natural resources policy advocate Laura Evans. Sam will discuss Partnership for the Public Good's history, principles, and current agenda - focusing on climate justice and "keeping things …

October 9, 2017

One Nation Under a Groove: Beauty and Democracy Reconsidered

Thank you to everyone who came out to help celebrate PPG's 10th Anniversary! We are excited to play a role in what the next 10 years of research, advocacy, support and change-making will look like in Buffalo.     Here is a link to Sam's remarks for the evening:  One Nation Under …

September 22, 2017

Reclaiming Our Ancestors II: UB conference to focus on racial justice and public history

Winter says Buffalo is already a point of national interest with grassroots efforts and coalition-building symbolized by organizations like PUSH Buffalo and its work to create sustainable and affordable housing, and the city’s Partnership for the Public Good, which is building relationships …

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 22, 2017

BCAT students present documentary on Buffalo civic leaders

Local officials interviewed for the project include Mayor Byron W. Brown, Rep. Brian Higgins, New York State Assemblywoman Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes, Sarah Wooten from Partnership for the Public Good and Samantha Nephew of Citizen Action of New York.

July 23, 2017

Buffalo teacher travels to Nepali refugee camp to connect with her students

New York State has more than 5,700 resettled refugees from Bhutan like Prakriti, according to the Partnership for the Public Good report. Nepali is the seventh most common language spoken among English Language Learner students in Buffalo's public schools, according to the district.

March 31, 2017

PPG Seeks Donations for May Day Event

In today’s political climate, it is increasingly critical that we come to together to celebrate our shared vision for a just and vibrant economy. Our new economy must be founded on workers’ rights, responsible management of resources, democratic decision-making, sacredness, the arts, …

December 7, 2016

UPDATED: Buffalo Arts and Culture Organizations Directory

PPG has updated the Buffalo Arts Directory to reflect Buffalo's diverse array of social justice art organizations. New additions include: The Anne Frank Project, Sugar City, Dreamland, and others. If you're looking for a way to get involved in the arts and social justice scene in Buffalo, checking …