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Housing for Refugee Health and Wellbeing: 6th Annual WNY Refugee Health SummitApril 13, 2019, 9 am-4 pm

University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions, Office of Global Health Initiatives, Community for Global Health Equity

The built environment, or the human-made surroundings in which people live, work, and recreate, has direct and indirect effects on physical and poor mental health. Poor housing conditions - exposure to toxins, insufficient daylight, inadequate ventilation and insulation, isolation or crowding - are …

Housing for Refugee Health and Wellbeing: 6th Annual WNY Refugee Health SummitApril 13, 2019, 9 am-4 pm

University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions, Office of Global Health Initiatives, Community for Global Health Equity

The built environment, or the human-made surroundings in which people live, work, and recreate, has direct and indirect effects on physical and poor mental health. Poor housing conditions - exposure to toxins, insufficient daylight, inadequate ventilation and insulation, isolation or crowding - are …

Prison Nation: Mass Incarceration in the United StatesMarch 13, 2019, 4:30-6 pm

David Fathi

Join David Fathi, director of the ACLU's National Prison Project, on Wednesday, March 13th at 4:30pm in the Cellino and Barnes Conference Room (509 O'Brian Hall, University at Buffalo School of Law) for a discussion of the human and financial costs associated with the U.S.'s reliance on mass …

Home Health Aids and Occupational Issues: Nellie Brown, Teresa, and Renita on The Public GoodFebruary 7, 2019, 1-1:30 pm

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Nellie Brown, Director of Workplace Health & Safety Programs at Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations. We'll also hear from Teresa and Renita, two home health aids. They will be discussing occupational …

Home Health Aids and Occupational Issues: Nellie Brown, Teresa, and Renita on The Public GoodFebruary 7, 2019, 1-1:30 pm

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Nellie Brown, Director of Workplace Health & Safety Programs at Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations. We'll also hear from Teresa and Renita, two home health aids. They will be discussing occupational …

Mona's House: Kelly Galloway on The Public GoodJanuary 29, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

  Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Kelly Galloway, founder and director of Mona's House, Buffalo's first restoration home for human trafficking victims. She will discuss the global human trafficking crisis and her work, challenges, and successes here in …

2019 Community Agenda Preview: India Walton and Jessica Gilbert on The Public GoodJanuary 15, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from India Walton, Community Organizer at Open Buffalo and Jessica Gilbert, a Research Associate at PPG as they preview a few issues voted on to the 2019 Community Agenda by our partners. Learn more at the rollout event this Friday. Listen, and then …

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 …