"Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman's office began an
investigation after the Buffalo Living Wage Commission determined
in July 2016 that Allied was not in compliance with the city
ordinance that requires contractors to pay a living wage to
specific groups of employees, including in waste …
For Pridgen, the problem is when checkpoints are used unfairly. He said he would like to see the city adopt an idea submitted by the Partnership for the Public Good to use "fix-it tickets" that don't impose a penalty if the problem is rectified, instead of tickets that come with automatic fines.
Our latest policy brief, "Better Policing for the City of Buffalo:
Toward Community, Transparency, and Justice," recommends that the
Buffalo Police Department expand its community policing efforts
through culture change and incentives, a diversified police force,
increased training, improved …
During the meeting, the group Partnership for the Public Good briefly presented its proposal for police reforms. They include regular performance reviews, required hours participating in community policing, more recruitment from diverse communities and additional de-escalation training.
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 …
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 …
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.
“You have the nationwide phenomenon of people starting to like cities again,” said Sam Magavern, the executive director of the Partnership for the Public Good. For the Buffalo Niagara region to grow faster, it will have to get people in other parts of the country to start liking it, too.
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!
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.
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! …
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.