"Taking the High Road to Canalside: How Community Activism Has
Shaped Buffalo's Waterfront" documents the efforts of local
advocates to bring “High Road” economic development to Canalside,
to advance community benefits over corporate control. It was
drafted by Michelle Zhao, the 2017 …
“Gentrification is a profit-driven race and class remake of urban,
working class communities of color that have suffered from a
history of disinvestment and abandonment,” said Dawn Philips,
Executive Director of Right to the City Alliance at the
Anti-Gentrification Summit convened in …
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 …
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 …
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.
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 …
“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.
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.
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 hit
certain populations of people, such as black and African American
populations, more severely than others. In …