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Big Victory on School Wellness

Big Victory on School Wellness  PPG is excited to report major progress on a plank from our 2014 Community Agenda: getting Buffalo Public Schools up to the state requirements on physical education.  Our partners at Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo have taken the lead on this issue, and PPG has supported them with research, […]
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Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Main Street, June 4

A book talk and panel discussion Featuring Rosemary Batt, Professor, Cornell University ILR School With panelists Sam Capitano (Laborers Local 210), Kevin Connor (Public Accountability Initiative), and (invited) Jennifer Parker (Black Capital Network) June 4, 2015 7:00 PM Theodore Roosevelt Historical Site 641 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo NY FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Since 2000, […]
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Buffalo Audubon May Public Programs

Volunteer Training: Pond Study Wednesday, May 13 9:30am-12pm Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, 1610 Welch Rd., North Java, NY 14113 Join us as...
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Ferguson, Baltimore, Buffalo and Beyond: Internationally Renowned Human Rights Lawyer Nicole Lee to Speak on May 14

After growing up in Buffalo, Nicole Lee rose to become a renowned human rights lawyer and the first female President of TransAfrica, the nation’s premier African American foreign affairs organization. With her signature seriousness and compassion, she has led investigations and missions documenting violations of human rights and dignity of the world’s vulnerable populations. Recently, […]
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Arts, Justice, and Innovation, May 8

Join us for a wonderful event this Friday, May 8, at 7pm, at the Albright Knox Art Gallery. Multi-faceted genius Leon Botstein, the president of Bard College, will be speaking on “Arts, Justice, and Innovation.”  On Saturday and Sunday, President Botstein will be conducting the Buffalo Philharmonic.  But on Friday, he’ll be sharing some of […]
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Poverty, Education, and Work, May 8

Please join PPG Co-Director Sam Magavern and a team of UB Law Students for a presentation on poverty, education, and work.  This free event, open to the public, will be Friday, May 8, from 10am to noon, at 237 Main St., Suite 1200, in downtown Buffalo.  To reserve a seat, please email sam@ppgbuffalo.org. Topics include: […]
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Dr. Leon Botstein on the Public Good, Tuesday, May 5, 1pm

Tune into WUFO-AM 1080 Tuesday at 1pm for a discussion with multi-faceted genius Leon Botstein, the president of Bard College. President Botstein will be speaking on “Arts, Justice, and Innovation” this Friday, May 8, at 7pm, at the Albright Knox Art Gallery. On Saturday and Sunday, President Botstein will be conducting the Buffalo Philharmonic. On […]
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Film and Discussion of Temp Labor, May 6

WNYCOSH, a PPG partner, will be hosting a film screening and panel discussion on temporary labor on Wednesday May 6th from 6-8pm at the Niagara Branch Library on Porter Ave. The event will focus on the exploding temp economy and the dangers and predatory practices that are inherent in an intentionally obscure employment relationship.  PPG issued a detail report […]