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Buffalo is Canceled: Aaron Lowinger, De'Jon Hall, and Christine Slocum on The Public GoodFebruary 5, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Aaron Lowinger, a journalist at The Public, on their "Buffalo is Canceled" series capturing the snowed-in reflections of locals of all ages and backgrounds. We'll also be joined by two contributors to the series - De'Jon Hall and Christine …

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 …

Training and Job Opportunities: Duncan Kirkwood on The Public GoodJanuary 22, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Duncan Kirkwood, Outreach and Recruitment Manager at Northland Workforce Training Center. He will discuss training and job opportunities in advanced manufacturing and clean energy.  Listen, and then learn more about the Northland Workforce …

2019 Community Agenda RolloutJanuary 18, 2019, 2-3:30 pm

Partnership for the Public Good

This year’s public rollout of the Community Agenda will take place on Friday, January 18 at the Frank E. Merriweather Library Auditorium (1324 Jefferson Ave) at 2 pm. Each fall PPG leads a democratic process among its partners to determine the Community Agenda for the coming year. This …

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 …

Citizens for Regional Transit: Doug Funke on The Public GoodDecember 18, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Doug Funke of Citizens for Regional Transit discussing how to improve Buffalo's public transit through regional hubs and metro rail expansions and CRT's call for a Transit Revolution.  Listen, and then learn more about recent …

Learning Lab: Working with Communities of ColorDecember 14, 2018, 12:30-2 pm

Alfredo Medina, Jr. Executive Director of the Office for Public Engagement, University at Albany, SUNY

Research shows that residents and community leaders working and residing in communities of color have expressed growing frustrations associated with institutional racism, distrust, underrepresentation of people of color in planning and decision-making, and misunderstandings around the complexities …

Coerced Work, Prison Labor, and Workfare: Professor Erin Hatton on The Public GoodDecember 11, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Professor Erin Hatton, Associate Professor at University at Buffalo. Professor Erin Hatton will be discussing different issues centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about Erin Hatton and her research on coerced work, …

Open Meetings and Transparent Local Government: Paul Wolf on The Public GoodDecember 4, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Paul Wolf, President of the Buffalo Niagara Coalition for Open Government. Paul will share from their recent report which found that 75% of local governments studied are not complying with the Open Meetings Law when holding executive …

Local Leaders Compete to be This Year’s Shakespearean IdolDecember 3, 2018, 7-10 pm

Sam Magavern, Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

On Monday, December 3, Buffalo will crown its next Shakespearean Idol at the Buffalo History Museum. Civic leaders will compete for the prize by performing famous passages from the Bard before three all-star judges: Irish Classical Theatre Artistic Director Vincent