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Healthcare Workers Rising Report: University at Buffalo Community Justice Clinic Students on The Public GoodDecember 17, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! In this segment we will be joined by Gabrielle Gannon and Andrew Kij who are Student Attorney's with University at Buffalo's Community Justice Clinic. The topic of discussion is the Homecare Workers Rising Report that the Clinic finalized this previous semester.

The True Cost of Evictions: Sarah Wooton and Orlando Dickson on The Public GoodDecember 10, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us this week on The Public Good! We will be delving into Partnership for the Public Good's soon-to-be published report on the high rate of evictions in Buffalo with Sarah Wooton and Orlando Dickson who were lead contributors on the study. Evicted in Buffalo: the High Costs of Involuntary …

Solar Powered Carousel Coming to Canalside: Buffalo Heritage Carousel, Inc. on The Public GoodDecember 3, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us this week on The Public Good. Our guest is Joan Bozer, a Board Member for The Buffalo Heritage Carousel, Inc. They will share insights on the history of Canalside's upcoming attraction - a solar powered carousel made locally in North Tonawanda in 1924!

Bail Reform Begins Jan 1, 2020: Orlando Dickson and Tanvier Peart on The Public GoodNovember 26, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us this week on The Public Good. Our guests are Orlando Dickson from Partnership for the Public Good and Tanvier Peart from the WNY Peace Center. They will be discussing the implementation of bail reform set to take effect on January 1, 2020.

Fighting Inequality in Buffalo-NiagaraNovember 22, 2019, 10 am-12 pm

Sam Magavern & Team of 5 University at Buffalo Law Students

Please join Sam Magavern, senior policy fellow at the Partnership for the Public Good, and a team of five University at Buffalo law students, as they present a workshop on fighting inequality in Buffalo-Niagara. In addition to data and analysis about important inequities challenging the region, the …

Fighting Inequality in Public Schools: Sam Magavern and Eric Mikols on The Public GoodNovember 19, 2019, 10-1:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Sam Magavern about the course he's teaching this semester, Fighting Inequality, and Eric Mikols, UB Law student, who will discuss his project that looks at the lower numbers of teachers of color in public schools.

Landlord Info Session & Focus GroupNovember 14, 2019, 7-8:30 pm

Partnership for the Public Good, the Health Justice Advocacy Clinic at Columbia Law School, and Housing Opportunities Made Equal.

Last June, New York State passed the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 which has significantly changed when and how tenants can be evicted. Also this year, New York State changed the "action level" of childhood lead poisoning, which also impacts what landlords must do to comply …

Remembering a Waterfront Vision: Bryan Lee on The Public GoodNovember 12, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us tomorrow on The Public Good! Our guest tomorrow is Bryan Lee, curator at El Museo. Bryan will talk about El Museo’s current exhibition about the history of Buffalo’s Shoreline Apartments, and give a recap of their recent symposium, which looked into the themes of architecture, …

Census 2020 and Community Efforts: Kartika Carr, Mara Koven-Gelman, Gamileh Jamil, and Meghan Maloney de Zaldivar on The Public GoodNovember 5, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Our guests are Kartika Carr from VOICE-Buffalo, Mara Koven-Gelman from the Jewish Community Relations Council, and Gamileh Jamil and Meghan Maloney de Zaldivar from the New York Immigration Coalition. They'll be discussing current and efforts to promote Census 2020, including the importance of …

Early Voting Initiatives: Tyrell Ford, Levi Burrell-Cook, and Christian Parra from the PUSH Buffalo Street Team on The Public GoodOctober 22, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! Our guests are Tyrell Ford, Levi Burrell-Cook, and Christian Parra of PUSH Buffalo's Street Team. For the first time in New York, this election will feature early voting. Beginning this Saturday, October 26, residents of Erie County can vote at any of the …