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Water's Role in Lead Exposure in Buffalo: Daniel Cadzow on The Public GoodFebruary 1, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good. This week, we speak with Daniel Cadzow, a PPG Policy Fellow and an advocate for environmental justice and equitable transportation infrastructure. We discuss Dan's new policy brief, looking at lead in Buffalo's water, and he shares his experience in his own home of lead …

Climate, Clean-up and Accountability at the West Valley Nuclear Waste Site in 2021October 26, 2021, 6-7:30 pm

Barbara Warren, RN, MS, Executive Director, Citizens’ Environmental Coalition

The workshop, the sixth and final one in the series, Climate, Clean-up and Accountability at the West Valley Nuclear Waste Site in 2021 will be held virtually, is free and is open to the public.  Federal and NYS major environmental laws were passed years after the West Valley Nuclear site was …

How Activism Made Us Safer and Why We Need More at the West Valley Nuclear SiteSeptember 28, 2021, 6-7:30 pm

Patricia K. Townsend, Ph. D.

This is the sixth workshop in a series hosted by the The West Valley Action Network.  Register for the 9/28  session here: https://bit.ly/3khZ7C7 This workshop features Patricia K. Townsend, Ph. D. From her perspective as a social scientist, Dr. Townsend will review highlights …

Climate CarnivalAugust 14, 2021, 11 am-3 pm

PPG, PUSH Green and Ujima Theater Company

This Saturday, August 14th, join PPG, PUSH Green and Ujima Theater Company at the first ever Climate Carnival!

Alternatives to Police for Mental Health ResponseAugust 18, 12:30 pm-August 11, 2021 2 pm

Amy Cross-Viola, LCSW-R, of WNY Agents of Change, Nicolalita Rodriguez, LMSW, CHW, of Little People's Victory, Andrew Thompkins of Recovery Options Made Easy, Brooks Denton-Zimmerman, MSW, of PPG, Whitney Walker, MSW, ED of VOICE

Punitive approaches to mental health crises - like policing and jails - can have significant negative impacts on individuals and communities. Explore what opportunities, resources, and programming can be used in Erie County to shift the community response to mental health needs away from the legal …

Alternatives to Police for Mental Health ResponseAugust 18, 12:30 pm-August 11, 2021 2 pm

Amy Cross-Viola, LCSW-R, of WNY Agents of Change, Nicolalita Rodriguez, LMSW, CHW, of Little People's Victory, Andrew Thompkins of Recovery Options Made Easy, Brooks Denton-Zimmerman, MSW, of PPG, Whitney Walker, MSW, ED of VOICE

Punitive approaches to mental health crises - like policing and jails - can have significant negative impacts on individuals and communities. Explore what opportunities, resources, and programming can be used in Erie County to shift the community response to mental health needs away from the legal …

Alternatives to Police for Mental Health ResponseAugust 18, 12:30 pm-August 11, 2021 2 pm

Amy Cross-Viola, LCSW-R, of WNY Agents of Change, Nicolalita Rodriguez, LMSW, CHW, of Little People's Victory, Andrew Thompkins of Recovery Options Made Easy, Brooks Denton-Zimmerman, MSW, of PPG, Whitney Walker, MSW, ED of VOICE

Punitive approaches to mental health crises - like policing and jails - can have significant negative impacts on individuals and communities. Explore what opportunities, resources, and programming can be used in Erie County to shift the community response to mental health needs away from the legal …

Removing Police from Mental Health Responses: Whitney Walker and Kartika Carr of VOICE Buffalo on The Public GoodFebruary 23, 2021, 10:30-11 am

Orlando Dickson

Our guests this week are both from our partner organization VOICE Buffalo. Kartika Carr, Integrated Voter Engagement Lead Organizer, and Whitney Walker, MSW, Executive Director will talk with us about removing police from frontline response to mental health crises. The first of our 2021 Community …

Farmers & Legislators ForumJanuary 29, 2021, 12-2 pm

Good Food Buffalo Coalition

On January 29, the Good Food Buffalo Coalition will host a Farmers & Legislators Forum for farmers to learn about opportunities to connect with institutional markets, including community support, grants, and training opportunities to support their farm businesses. New York State legislators and …

2021 Community Agenda Run-Down: Andrea Ó Súilleabháin and Miles Gresham on The Public GoodJanuary 19, 2021, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! We'll discuss the 2021 Community Agenda - the top ten policy change priorities pitched and voted on by our partners. Orlando Dickson speaks with PPG Policy Fellow Miles Gresham and PPG Executive Director Andrea Ó Súilleabhain about each of our partners' …