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Coerced Work, Prison Labor, and Workfare: Professor Erin Hatton on the Public GoodDecember 11, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Professor Erin Hatton, Associate Professor at University at Buffalo. Professor Erin Hatton will be discussing different issues centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about Erin Hatton and her research on coerced work, …

Running an Issue-Based CampaignOctober 24, 2018, 5:30-7 pm

Jessica Bauer Walker, India Walton, Aaron Bartley

Learn the groundwork that is needed for successful advocacy and campaigns.  What does running an issue-based campaign mean? How do you do it successfully? What is your goal or theory of change? Who has the resources to make the change? Who are your targets and why? How do you build, mobilize …

University-Community Partnership Workshop (Breakfast)October 19, 2018, 9-10:30 am

Richard Kiely

Community-university partnerships are gaining momentum across the country. What challenges and opportunities do these partnerships face as they collaboratively explore solutions to local or global issues? How do you do it 'right'?  Learn about tools and approaches--for universities and …

University-Community Partnership Workshop (Dinner)October 18, 2018, 5:30-7:15 pm

Richard Kiely

Community-university partnerships are gaining momentum across the country. What challenges and opportunities do these partnerships face as they collaboratively explore solutions to local or global issues? How do you do it 'right'?  Learn about tools and approaches--for universities and …

Buffalo Public Schools Food: Bridget O'Brien Woods on the Public GoodOctober 16, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Bridget O'Brien, Food Service Director at Buffalo Public Schools discussing school food. Listen in, then learn more about Bridget O'Brien Woods here. The show will air on Power 96.5 WNY at 7 pm, and on LIVE on PPG's Facebook page at 1 pm …

The Buffalo Police Advisory Board: Erin Carmen, Danielle Johnson, and Steven Sanyu on the Public GoodOctober 2, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us on The Public Good, airing every Tuesday at 7 pm on POWER 96.5 FM and MIX 1080 AM, and live every Tuesday at 1 pm on PPG's Facebook! This week, we’ll speak with members of the Buffalo Police Advisory Board created this year by the Common Council, including Erin Carman of Daemen …

Theodore Roosevelt, the Labor Question & 'Malefactors of Great Wealth': Lessons for a New Age of InequalitySeptember 25, 2018, 6-8 pm

Joseph McCartin

The Theodore Roosevelt Site sponsors Speaker Nite series, where experts and practitioners are invited to share their thoughts and examine issues that were important during TR's lifetime and continue to be relevant today.    

Justice for Migrant Families in Buffalo: New York Immigration Coalition and Justice for Migrant Families on the Public GoodSeptember 25, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for the Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Meghan Maloney de Zaldivar of the New York Immigration Coalition and Jennifer Connor of Justice for Migrant Families. We’ll discuss their work to ensure rights, dignity, and justice for immigrant families in Western New York, …

Join us for the Buffalo Commons Policy Advocacy 101 WorkshopSeptember 25, 2018, 5:30-7 pm

Sam Magavern, Andrew Marcum, Jerome Wright

Learn from three experienced advocates about what it takes to change laws, policies, and programs. RSVP to buffalocommons@cornell.edu.

Democracy Fellow Michelle Jones: on the Public GoodSeptember 18, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Michelle Jones, Open Buffalo's Democracy Fellow, discussing her project called "The Inside Out" and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about Michelle Jones and the Democracy Fellows …