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Avoiding Footage Follies: Sarah Wooton on The Public GoodDecember 1, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We'll speak with PPG Community Researcher, Sarah Wooton, on her recent research into footage release policies for the Buffalo Police Department. Best practices including prompt and free release of footage involving misconduct, proactive release of footage for …

Participatory Budgeting for Buffalo: Kathryn Franco and Rebecca Newberry on The Public GoodNovember 24, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We'll be learning about the process of participatory budgeting (PB) and how it can increase democratic participation in funding decisions by local entities including government. Our guests are Kathryn Franco from Buffalo Niagara Community Reinvestment Coalition and …

Native American Heritage Month: Traditional Teachings of the Good MindNovember 23, 2020, 1-4 pm

Michael Martin

Michael Martin, Onondaga, Beaver Clan and Executive Director of Native American Community Services of Erie and Niagara Counties will explore universal principles of a “Good Mind” and the relationship between our minds to our thoughts, behaviors and well-being. Related aspects of the …

Concerns on Proposed Police Data System: Stephen Hart and Andrea Ó Súilleabháin on The Public GoodNovember 3, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! The City of Buffalo announced a proposed 3-year contract with SAS Institute to create a data analytics center and “use predictive modeling to determine best practices,” with “police training and practices” as the first use of the technology. On …

Police Reform: Taniver Peart, Colleen Kristich, and Orlando Dickson on The Public GoodOctober 27, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This week's show continues our series on police reform. We talk with PPG staff members Tanvier Peart, Colleen Kristich, and Orlando Dickson all of whom work on issues of police reform for PPG and individually participate in the work of Buffalo Police Advisory …

Stitchin' Success: Dawne Hoeg on The Public Good!October 20, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We'll be joined by one of our partner organizations, Stitch Buffalo, an inclusive space for Refugee and Immigrant women to create handcrafted goods and find economic empowerment; a textile art center for community members to gain and share skills in the textile …

Making Language Access Law: Steven Sanyu, Meghan Maloney de Zaldivar, and Colleen Kristich on The Public GoodOctober 6, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! On this week's radio show, we discuss advocacy to pass a county-wide language access law in Erie County. Listen in to learn what language access is and how we can ensure that language is not a barrier to residents' receiving public services or participating fully in …

New York Coalition For Open Government - Freedom of Information Law TrainingSeptember 25, 2020, 10-11 am

Kristin O'Neill, Steven Brown

The New York Coalition For Open Government is sponsoring a training session on New York's Freedom of Information Law on Friday September 25th, at 10:00 am via Zoom.

Language Access in Erie County Coalition CallSeptember 24, 2020, 5:30-7 pm

Language Access Working Group members

This year, the Language Access Working Group is advocating for a county-wide law to expand language access in Erie County. This will ensure that all residents of Erie County have equal access to medical care, government services, civic participation, education and training, jobs, and public safety …

Yes, folks, we are working toward climate justice!September 24, 2020, 12-1 pm

Clarke Gocker, Bonnie Lawrence, Gabby Prince, Kelley St. John

A conversation with Buffalo, Erie County, NY Renews, and the Youth Climate Council, sponsored by the Western New York Environmental Alliance.