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Addressing Health and Climate through Housing: PUSH Green on The Public GoodSeptember 22, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This Tuesday PUSH Green and PPG staff discuss the initial research of an ongoing evaluation of the PUSH Green home weatherization program. They have interviewed over 40 former PUSH Green participants to assess how the program, which makes homes more efficient and safe …

Fines and Fees Victory: Jalonda Hill, George Nicholas, and Diane Elze on The Public GoodSeptember 15, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We're joined by three members of the Fair Fines + Fees Coalition - Buffalo: Jalonda Hill, coordinator of the Coalition and a paralegal at the Western New York Law Center, Pastor George Nicholas of the Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church and the African American …

Reimagine Justice: Celebrating LEAD on The Public GoodSeptember 8, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! LEAD, Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion, is a collaborative pre-arrest diversion program between Community and Law Enforcement that stops arrests for nonviolent offenses that occur due to poverty, substance abuse, and mental health. The hard fought campaign for LEAD in …

An Anti-Racist Education: Dr. Dia Bryant, Samuel Radford III, and Jessica Bauer Walker on The Public GoodAugust 18, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This week we are amplifying a snippet of our August 13th workshop focusing on the policy strategies needed to make education equitable in the short and long term. We're joined by Dr. Dia Bryant of The Education Trust–New York, Samuel Radford III of CAO Better …

Talking Transit: Doug Funke on The Public GoodJuly 28, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This week we talk with Doug Funke of Citizens for Regional Transit. We discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted inequities--how difficult it can be for those without vehicles to access jobs and basic needs such as food and healthcare. In our city and …

23 Buffalo Summer Projects: Cornell High Road Fellows on The Public GoodJuly 14, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We'll hear fro four Cornell undergraduate students who are completing projects with a variety of PPG's community partners to progress Buffalo equitably in areas of food, lending, educational opportunities, and community engagement through Cornell ILR Buffalo …

Police Reform: Buffalo Police Advisory Board on The Public GoodJune 30, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This week continues our series on police reform. On today's show, we talk with Danielle Johnson, Erin Carman, De'Jon Hall, and Mike Powell, members of the Buffalo Police Advisory Board. We discuss the Advisory Board's work since it was created in 2018 and especially …

Police Reform: Miles Gresham on The Public GoodJune 16, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This radio show begins our series focused on police reform. For the next few weeks, we'll take stock of changes being made by Buffalo and New York State and we'll discuss what's still needed to transform safety and justice in our communities. On today's show, we talk …

Declare a Climate Emergency: WNY Youth Climate Council on The Public GoodMay 26, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! Our guests are Ilyas Khan, Gabby Prince, Kiera Quinlivan and Emily Dyett of the WNY Youth Climate Council. Ilyas, Gabby and Kiera are youth members of the council, which Emily supports as coordinator on behalf of the WNY Environmental Alliance. We’ll discuss the …

Call for Jail Releases: Miles Gresham, Rebecca Town, & Colleen Kristich on The Public GoodMay 19, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We speak with Miles Gresham and Rebecca Town of the Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. and PPG Community Researcher Colleen Kristich. We discuss the impact of the public health crisis for folks in our county's jail facilities and what steps could be taken to safely …