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Theodore Roosevelt, the Labor Question & 'Malefactors of Great Wealth': Lessons for a New Age of InequalitySeptember 25, 2018, 6-8 pm

Joseph McCartin

The Theodore Roosevelt Site sponsors Speaker Nite series, where experts and practitioners are invited to share their thoughts and examine issues that were important during TR's lifetime and continue to be relevant today.    

Democracy Fellow Michelle Jones: on the Public GoodSeptember 18, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Michelle Jones, Open Buffalo's Democracy Fellow, discussing her project called "The Inside Out" and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about Michelle Jones and the Democracy Fellows …

Community Reinvestment Act: Western New York Law Center on the Public GoodSeptember 11, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Kathryn Franco and Stephen Halpern, from the Western New York Law Center, discussing the Community Benefits Agreement and the Community Reinvestment Act and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about the …

Community Reinvestment Act Basics TrainingAugust 21, 2018, 1-3 pm

The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) has led to over $1 trillion in mortgages, small business loans, and economic development for underserved neighborhoods since 1990. Most importantly, the CRA gives residents and community organizations a voice in how banks are serving the needs of your community. …

High Road Fellowship: Cornell High Road Fellows on the Public GoodJuly 24, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We’ll talk to students, Hannah Bollinger from Western New York Council, Ashni Verma from WNY Environmental Alliance, and, Richard Gan from Partnership for the Public Good. The students are all from Cornell University's ILR High Road …

How Banks Can Fight PovertyMay 4, 2018, 10 am-12 pm

The city of Buffalo has one of the highest poverty rates in the country, as well as one of the highest proportions of people who are “unbanked” – lacking a checking or savings account. When people lack access to mainstream financial services, they must rely on expensive and often …

Holding Developers Accountable: Robert Galbraith on the Public GoodApril 17, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Robert Galbraith discussing his research and analysis on a variety of topics relating to corporate and government accountability. Listen in, then to learn more visit the Public Accountability Initiative here. The show will air live …

Health Care Workers Fight for Higher Pay and a Union: Dominique Jones and Cynthia Mcallister on The Public GoodMarch 20, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Dominique Jones and Cynthia Mcallister on The Public Good discussing demanding higher pay and a union. Listen in, then to learn more visit the  Health Care Workers Rising Facebook page here.  The show will air live on Power …

Workers Rights are Human Rights: Wendt Workers on The Public GoodFebruary 27, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Jeff George and Bill Hudson from the Workers Freedom Coalition of Western NY. We'll be talking about workers' issues on the floor of Wendt's production location in Cheektowaga, represented by Iron Workers Shopmen Local 576.

Black Business BazaarFebruary 10, 2018, 11 am-3 pm

African Heritage Food Co-op

Black Business Bazaar is back! African Heritage Food Co-op is hosting a Black Business Bazaar on February 10th from 11am-3pm at the Pratt Willert Community Center located at 422 Pratt St. Buffalo NY, 14208. There will be 30 vendors, music, and more! To Vend, please e-mail …