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New Resources on Buffalo’s Refugees and Immigrants 

PPG has completed 10 fact sheets on Buffalo’s foreign language communities, including sheets on Afghanistan, Bhutan, Burma, Central Africa, Eritrea, Iraq, Puerto Rico, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen.  We’ve also updated our Buffalo Brief on Immigrants, Refugees, and Languages Spoken in WNY and filmed four short video conversations with local community leaders you can find them, […]
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New Report on Traffic Equity

PPG has released a new report, Traffic Equity in Buffalo, NY by Daniel Cadzow and Sam Magavern.  The report includes some of the latest scientific research on traffic pollution and its many negative health effects, and calls for better local policies regarding public transit, smart growth, complete streets, car sharing, and the Peace Bridge to help […]
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The Public Good with Pastor James Giles

Pastor James Giles of Back to Basics, Buffalo Peace Makers and Voice Buffalo discusses community policing in Buffalo with Sam Magavern on the Public Good.
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The Public Good with Kevin Connor

Kevin Connor of the Public Accountability Initiative discusses their three part report on Carl Paladino: his bigoted statements, his campaign donations, and his receipt of tax incentives from state and local governments.  
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Hot Topics on the Public Good: Carl Paladino and Community Policing    

Don’t miss the next two editions of the Public Good, which airs each Tuesday at 1pm on WUFO AM 1080 and livestreams on www.wufoam.com.  On Tuesday, June 30, Kevin Connor of the Public Accountability Initiative discusses their three part report on Carl Paladino: his bigoted statements, his campaign donations, and his receipt of tax incentives […]
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“Getting Over the Language Barrier” – Free Training July 16

Getting Over the Language Barrier: Working Successfully with Immigrants and Refugees   July 16, 2015, 8:30am to 11:30am Jewish Family Services, Downstairs Auditorium 70 Barker St., Buffalo 14209      A free training for medical providers, government staff, non-profits, schools, and anyone interested in a better understanding of language access and cultural competence. Improve your […]
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World Wind Day and Economic Roadkill

Picture from http://www.evwind.es/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/wind-energy-EWEA.jpg of some really TALL turbines somewhere in Europe on a foggy day....
Carl Paladino, New York GOP Gubernatorial candidate, listens to a reporter's question at a campaign stop in Buffalo, N.Y. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010.(AP Photo/Don Heupel)

Public Accountability Initiative Releases Report on Paladino

At a June 2015 political rally, Buffalo developer and school board member Carl Paladino made a series of racist and xenophobic remarks. Paladino complained about “non-Americans” at the University at Buffalo campus and the “huge population of foreigners.” In comments to a group of reporters, Paladino blamed “those damn Asians coming here to go to […]
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The Public Good, Tuesday 6/16

Please join Howard Patton on the Public Good as he chats with Pettis Mitchell, owner of Imani S&L Virtual Services LLC, and Sandra Talley, owner of Talley Virtual Works on Tuesday June 16, 2015 at 1pm on WUFO 1080am, or stream live at www.wufoam.co...