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Community Health Worker Network to Host Health Policy Summit

The Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo has invited the public to attend a free Health Policy Summit on Friday, October 24, 2014 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Canisius College. The program, “Best Practices for a Healthy Buffalo,” will feature the following presenters and topics: What is the State of Health in Buffalo and […]
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Young Citizens for ECC Petitioning for STEM Facility Downtown

Erie Community College is moving forward with plans to build our community’s new Advanced Manufacturing and Health-Science STEM Facility at North Campus and not at City Campus.This is a tragic move for the people in our City. While there are thousands of career opportunities coming to our city at the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus, Solar City, […]
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WNY Sustainable Energy Association To Host Solar Tour of Homes

The WNY Sustainable Energy Association’s 2014 Solar Tour of Homes and Green Buildings will be held on Saturday, October 4th from 10 am -4 pm The event is free, self-guided, and open to the public. Don’t miss this free, self-guided tour that includes local homes and businesses that have implemented energy efficient measures and clean renewable energy technology such as Solar, Wind, and Geothermal […]
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2014 Buffalo Poverty Research Workshop Interview Videos

On March 28, 2014, the Fifth Annual Buffalo Poverty Research Workshop was held at the Downtown Central Library to offer everyone concerned with Buffalo’s crisis of poverty the chance to hear about new and ongoing research, promising strategies, and opportunities for collaboration. Following the workshop, several of the presenters were interviewed on camera by PPG […]
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The Public Good with Teens in Progress

The Partnership for the Public Good has a weekly radio show, The Public Good, which airs on WUFO 1080AM every Tuesday at 1 p.m. Our co-director, Sam Magavern, talks with representatives from local non-profits and grassroots organizations who are contributing to the public good in their community and discusses some of the hottest issues. On […]
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The Public Good with Legal Services for the Elderly & Disabled

The Partnership for the Public Good has a weekly radio show, The Public Good, which airs on WUFO 1080AM every Tuesday at 1 p.m. Our co-director, Sam Magavern, talks with representatives from local non-profits and grassroots organizations who are contributing to the public good in their community and discusses some of the hottest issues. On […]
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Erie Co. Restorative Justice Coalition Presents: Kids For Cash

As part of National Week Against School Push Out October 4-11. Erie County Restorative Justice Coalition is showing the film Kids for Cash on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Elmwood Center 16. The “kids for cash” scandal unfolded in 2008 over judicial kickbacks at the Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Two judges, President Judge Mark Ciavarella and Senior Judge Michael Conahan, were accused […]
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Join the Sierra Club at The People’s Climate March in NYC

World leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. The UN Secretary­ General is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution. On Sunday, September 21, over 300 groups representing youth, parents, faith communities, labor unions and more will march in The […]
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Sam Magavern to Present at 2014 Anne Frank Project Conference

On Wednesday, Sept.10 at 1 pm, PPG co-director Sam Magavern will be hosting a discussion on telling Buffalo’s story as part of the Anne Frank Project’s 2014 Conference, “Change Through Stories.” His presentation, “Talking Proud” will take place in Room 210 of the Butler Library at Buffalo State College. It will be an interactive talk […]
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Should Buffalo Return to Neighborhood Schools?

On August 26, The Buffalo News published an article on the revival of the debate over whether Buffalo should return to a neighborhood schools model. Members of the board majority listed neighborhood schools as one of nine structural reforms they want the district to undertake, hoping “to see the majority of struggling, general education elementary […]
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People’s Climate March in New York City

In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. The UN Secretary­ General is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution. On Sunday, September 21, over 300 groups representing youth, parents, faith communities, labor unions and more will march […]
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The Public Good with Franchelle Hart

The Partnership for the Public Good has a weekly radio show, The Public Good, which airs on WUFO 1080AM every Tuesday at 1 p.m. Our co-director, Sam Magavern, talks with representatives from local non-profits and grassroots organizations who are contributing to the public good in their community and discusses some of the hottest issues. Listen […]