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How Activism Made Us Safer and Why More is Needed at the West Valley Nuclear Waste SiteAugust 24, 2021, 6-7:30 pm

West Valley Action Network

This is the fourth workshop in a series hosted by the The West Valley Action Network.  Register for the 8/24 session here: https://bit.ly/3ga90j6 To help stop invisible but long lasting, dangerous radioactivity from getting into our air, water, soil, food and environment join us for …

Protections Needed for WNY during the Demolition of the Most Radioactive Building , West Valley Action NetworkJuly 27, 2021, 6-7:30 pm

Charley Bowman, WNY Peace Center and Diane D'Arrigo, Nuclear Information and Resource Service

This is the third workshop in a series hosted by the The West Valley Action Network.  Register for the 7/27 session here: https://bit.ly/3fZkZ2Q To help stop invisible but long lasting, dangerous radioactivity from getting into our air, water, soil, food and environment join us for a …

Digging Deeper, The History of the West Valley Nuclear Waste Site PART 2 and Action Needed in 2021June 22, 2021, 6-7:30 pm

Joanne Hameister, Coalition on West Valley Nuclear Wastes and Kathy McGoldrick

To help stop invisible but long lasting, dangerous radioactivity from getting into our air, water, soil, food and environment join us for a monthly series to learn about the West Valley NY Nuclear Waste Site. One of the most radioactive buildings at that site, and at all the nuclear power and …

West Valley Education and Action Series: West Valley Action Network and Indigenous Women's Initiative on The Public GoodJune 15, 2021, 10:30-11 am

Orlando Dickson

Joining us on The Public Good are the West Valley Action Network and the Indigenous Women’s Initiative. We discuss their Education Series around the issues with Nuclear Waste in Western New York and talk about why it’s so important to clean the nuclear waste site. Listen in to find out …

The Police Advisory Board: Michael Powell on The Public GoodJune 8, 2021, 10:30-11 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! We're talking today with the newly minted Chair of the Buffalo Police Advisory Board Michael Powell. He explains what the Police Advisory Board is, what it does, and why it is important for police accountability. We also talk about previous successes of the Police …

The History of the West Valley Nuclear Waste Site PART 1 and Action Needed in 2021June 1, 2021, 6-7:30 pm

Ray Vaughan, Geologist and Diane D'Arrigo, Nuclear Information and Resource Service

To help stop invisible but long lasting, dangerous radioactivity from getting into our air, water, soil, food and environment join us for a monthly series to learn about the West Valley NY Nuclear Waste Site. One of the most radioactive buildings at that site, and at all the nuclear power and …

Ballot Initiative and Voting in Buffalo: Kartika Carr and RJ Haq on The Public GoodJune 1, 2021, 10:30-11 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our discussion this week is on Ballot Initiative and Voting in Buffalo and joining us are Kartika Carr and Dr. RJ Haq from VOICE Buffalo. We explain what a ballot initiative is and why one is necessary. We discuss the need for the independent police oversight board …

Erie County’s Pathway Forward: Chairwoman April Baskin on The Public GoodMay 25, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our guest this week is Erie County Legislature Chair April N. M. Baskin discussing the package of local laws she introduced which addresses systemic inequities in Erie County. We break down the five laws introduced in the Pathway Forward Package, why these laws a …

Family Day Care: Diane Abrams and Danyelle on The Public GoodMay 18, 2021, 10:30-11 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our topic is Family Day Care and we have Diane Abrams of the Workforce Solutions Consortium as well as Concerned Parent Danyelle with us to talk about it. We discuss the differences between Family Day Care vs. Traditional daycare and challenges that arose during the …

High Road Policy SummitMay 14, 2021, 9 am-12:30 pm

Cornell University ILR Buffalo Co-Lab’s first annual High Road Policy Summit convenes stakeholders from government, community-based organizations, labor, academia, and the private sector to explore concrete policies and strategies for an equitable vibrant economy. Recent innovative policy …