Are you interested in a space for thoughtful conversation on issues
of race in America? Do you want to learn more about activist,
novelist, and poet James Baldwin with like-minded, open-hearted
people? Join us for our reading and discussion program on James
Baldwin’s America, gathering four …
There are ten days left to complete the Census at 2020census.gov.
Happening once every ten years, the Census determines the
demographics, funding and resources, and political representation
for where you live. Do you want well-funded libraries, Head
Start and free school lunches for kids in …
Communities that don’t get fully counted in the 2020 Census will
miss out for the next ten years. The Census counts. So do
you. We're sharing a 2020 Census chalkboard on social
media to spread the word that everybody counts. Tell us why you
count, and why you've completed the …
While Census data is available for congressional districts, the
U.S. Census bureau does not publish data for local political
boundaries. We tried to fill this gap by creating a set of
nine council fact sheets outlining key data for each
district. This includes demographics, …
While COVID-19 has impacted our entire region, according to recent
testing data, it is hitting some areas harder than others.
According to national and local research, COVID-19 has also
affected certain populations of people, such as black and African
American populations, more severely than …
Request for Proposals, Due Monday, March 9th The
11th annual Poverty Research Workshop will take place on Thursday,
April 9th from 8:30am-12:30pm at The Buffalo History Museum. Hosted
by the Homeless Alliance of Western New York, Partnership for the
Public Good, and Buffalo …
The 2020 national census doesn’t officially kick off until March.
But with the specter of past undercounts hanging over them, a
coalition of local governments and nonprofit organizations are
mobilizing early to “get out the count.” Some are distributing
census pledge cards. Others …
Forming a Complete Count Committee for Buffalo-Niagara Representation in Census 2020 was voted the third item on this year’s Community Agenda. Throughout the past several months, PPG and partners have explored best practices and developed ideas for the quickly approaching 2020 Census.
"The Partnership for the Public Good in Buffalo is hailing
accomplishments in the recently-ended State Legislature session.
But as it updates its Community Agenda, Partnership leaders say
they'll continue pushing for more progress on the ten items which
make up that agenda. At the top of its …
"Scajaquada Expressway was built in the early 1960’s amidst the
protests of the people, communities and institutions it infringed
upon. It is now well into the end of its “functional use life.”
Proof can be seen in the ponds that form with every rain that falls
on its collapsed …
PPG and partners met to discuss and strategize around two topics from the 2019 Community Agenda: protecting and expanding voting rights and forming a Complete Count Committee for Buffalo-Niagara representation in Census 2020.