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March 15, 2017

Congressional Management Foundation Releases Report Outlining the Most Effective Ways of Contacting Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) released a new report today outlining the degree of influence that citizens have on congressional decision-making. The research in "Citizen-Centric Advocacy: The Untapped Power of Constituent Engagement" is the most …

March 14, 2017

PPG Seeks Volunteers to Teach Financial Literacy Services

Among its many other roles, PPG offers financial literacy services to its partners and their clients. These services are a mixes of classes, small group presentations, and one-on-one discussions. In order to make this program a success, PPG needs volunteers like you to provide financial

March 6, 2017

Report on Youth Homelessness, Poverty Research Workshop

We are pleased to share this report on Homelessness Among Young Adults in Buffalo, a collaboration between the Homeless Alliance of WNY and the UB School of Social Work.  It is now posted in our digital library of Buffalo-focused research, the Buffalo Commons.  Professor Bowen presented …

February 10, 2017

New Brief Explores Lead Poisoning Laws and Policies

PPG has released a new policy brief by Adam Hains titled “Lead Poisoning: Triggers and Thresholds.” Hains reviews the basic framework of federal and state laws aimed at preventing lead poisoning.  Given the growing body of research that even small amounts of lead cause can decrease …

February 3, 2017

Sam Magavern gives TEDx Talk: Breaking Down Misconceptions About Poverty

What does an average poor family look like? The image that you just had in mind wasn't the one. The reality is really different.

January 31, 2017

PPG is Hiring: Apply for our AmeriCorps VISTA position

PPG is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member.  The Partnership for Public Good builds a more just, sustainable, and culturally vibrant community through action-oriented research, policy development, and citizen engagement, working in close collaboration with its partners: over 250 community …

January 20, 2017

Sign Up to Call on Gov. Cuomo to Stand Up to Trump on Climate Change

From day one, the Trump administration plans to willfully ignore climate science and push our planet toward the brink of catastrophe. In the face of federal denialism, it's up to the great state of New York to help lead the fight to save the world.

January 13, 2017

Community Groups to Unveil their Policy Agenda for 2017

“This is democracy in action,” said Partnership for the Public Good co-director Lou Jean Fleron, as the group unveiled its 2017 Community Agenda in a festive event at the Merriweather Library. 

January 13, 2017

PPG's New Website

We are excited to share this new website with you. We think you will find it responsive, easy to navigate, filled with great content and tools, and beautifully designed. Thanks to a generous grant from the Western New York Foundation, we had the pleasure of working with White Bicycle and Ingenious …

January 6, 2017

PPG is hiring: Apply for our Deputy Director position

The Partnership for Public Good (PPG) is seeking a deputy director. The Partnership for Public Good builds a more just, sustainable, and culturally vibrant community through action-oriented research, policy development, and citizen engagement, working in close collaboration with its partners: over …

December 24, 2016

Partnership for the Public Good Calls for Community and Elected Officials to Boycott Paladino

PPG has called for a boycott of Carl Paladino's businesses and for a pledge by elected officials and candidates not to accept political donations from him. Read the Buffalo News coverage and PPG's full statement below. The Public Accountability Inititiative published a report last year with …

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 …