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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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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 […]
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Join PPG for an evening with Leon Botstein

President of Bard College will be in Buffalo speaking about the Arts, Justice & Innovation. This event is sponsored by Partnership for the Public Good, Open Buffalo, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Albright Knox Art Gallery.
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Peaceprints appear on the Public Good

Tune in to the Public Good with Sam Magavern on April 21, 2015 at 1:00pm to hear Cindy McCeachon from Peaceprints talk about the challenges ex-offenders face in rejoining the community on WUFO 1080AM or stream live at WUFO Live Stream.
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Buffalo Arts Studio and Peaceprints on the Public Good

Don’t miss the Public Good, Tuesday, April 14 at 1pm on WUFO AM 1080 and www.wufoam.com, when host Sam Magavern talks with Alma Carillo of Buffalo Arts Studio about social justice and the arts and the upcoming TriMania event.  And tune in again on April 21 to hear Cindy McCeachon from Peaceprints talk about the challenges […]