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Community Controlled Economy: FB Community Land Trust on The Public GoodNovember 20, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from the FB Community Land Trust. Residents of the Fruit Belt community will discuss how the collaboration between community-based organizations and resident leaders have produced innovative policy solutions like the moratorium on the sale of …

Working With the MediaNovember 19, 2018, 12-1:30 pm

Marsha McLeod, Aaron Lowinger, Mark Sommer

Learn to effectively engage the media by building relationships and crafting your message. If you want to get media coverage for your organization or campaign, it’s essential you’re seen and heard in the media on a regular basis. Journalists are constantly looking for interesting …

Anti Gentrification Month and Summit: OUR CITY Coalition on The Public GoodNovember 13, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Meghan Maloney de Zaldivar from the OUR CITY Coalition. She will discussing the OUR CITY Coalition and its nine main areas that include affordable housing, community policing, immigration, public education, transportation, frontline arts, food …

The Intersection of Human Rights and the EnvironmentOctober 26, 2018, 9 am-12 pm

Please join the environmental law and human rights committee of the Erie County Bar Association to discuss climate issues and human rights. Speakers include Sam Magavern of PPG and Arthur Wheaton of the WNY labor and environmental programs of Cornell University. Topics range from state and local …

Democracy Fellow Micheal Zak: on the Public GoodAugust 21, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Micheal Zak, Co-Founder and Worker Owner at Gro-op, and Board Chair at Buffalo Cooperative Federal Credit Union. Discussing his work as a Democracy Fellow and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about …

Buffalo Museum of Science: President and CEO on The Public GoodAugust 14, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Marisa Wigglesworth, President, and CEO at Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences. Discussing the Buffalo Science Museum and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about the Buffalo Science …

Holding the NFTA Accountable: Doug Funke on the Public GoodApril 24, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Doug Funke discussing Citizens for Regional Transit and the recent developments within NFTA practices. Listen in, then to learn more visit their website here. The show will air live on Power 96.5 WNY at 7 pm, and on PPG's Facebook page at 1 pm …

New Campaign to Improve Buffalo Public School Food LaunchesApril 24, 2018, 5:30-7 pm

What does good food mean? For a new coalition in Buffalo, it means nutrition, but it means four other values as well: local economies, environmental sustainability, valued workforce, and animal welfare. The Good Food Buffalo coalition will work collaboratively with the Buffalo Public Schools, …

New Campaign to Improve Buffalo Public School Food LaunchesApril 24, 2018, 5:30-7 pm

What does good food mean? For a new coalition in Buffalo, it means nutrition, but it means four other values as well: local economies, environmental sustainability, valued workforce, and animal welfare. The Good Food Buffalo coalition will work collaboratively with the Buffalo Public Schools, …

So you don’t want nuclear waste in your water?March 1, 2018, 7-9 pm

Sierra Club, Alan Lockwood, MD

So often we find ourselves cleaning up the messes that others make; undoing structures that harm. But here we have an opportunity to prevent a catastrophic event in our region – the possible contamination of our water and our Lake with nuclear waste.