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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 …

December 13, 2017

Make a donation to support our next decade of building a better Buffalo!

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 …

December 13, 2017

Job Opportunity: Leadership Development Director at Open Buffalo

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.

December 8, 2017

PPG Policy Fellow Demands Dangerous Roadway Justice

"One way or another, those who advocate for and design dangerous roadways will be held accountable for the damages that they cause."

December 6, 2017

PPG Signs on in Support of a Manufacturer-Funded Safe Pharmaceutical Disposal Program

While progress has been made, many New Yorkers still do not have convenient access to safe pharmaceutical disposal options.

December 5, 2017

Buffalo News Article: "Inclusionary zoning debate continues..."

"Sam Magavern, executive director of the Partnership for the Public Good, addressed the Council's Legislation Committee, making a case for inclusionary zoning."

December 5, 2017

Buffalo News Article: "Parents want more Metro Bus and Rail access for Buffalo students"

"The Buffalo Public Schools pay the NFTA about $8 million a year to transport some 10,200 students, but their bus passes are “highly restrictive” to certain times and routes, according to the Buffalo Parent-Teacher Organization." Click here to watch PPG's live coverage of the BPTO press …

December 3, 2017

Buffalo News: "Voluntary, subsidized 'inclusionary zoning' recommended for Buffalo housing"

"Advocacy groups are glad some form of inclusionary zoning is included in the consultant's report, but would still like to a see a mandatory program – not a voluntary one."

December 1, 2017

New PPG Report on Affordable Housing Strategies for Buffalo

PPG has released a new report titled “Affordable Housing Strategies for the City of Buffalo.”   Click here to access it on Buffalo Commons.

November 29, 2017

New Policy Brief: "Performance-Based Assessment for English Language Learners"

This policy brief examines education for English language learners in Buffalo.

November 28, 2017

Cornell in Buffalo Seeks Administrative Assistant

The School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University has an opening for an Administrative Assistant IV for Cornell in Buffalo located in the Buffalo ILR Extension Division. 

November 21, 2017

City Council to Create Community Advisory Body for Police Oversight

The Advisory Body will be made up of City Residents and will advise The Common Council on improving community & police relations.