Events Take Action


Working with the Media: Get Your Story in PrintOctober 5, 2022, 12:30-2 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin, Geoff Kelly, Deidre Williams

Learn to effectively engage the media by building relationships and crafting your message. 

WNYCOSH Worker Trainings: Jaela Williams and Rachel Van Alstine on The Public GoodOctober 4, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week’s guests are Jaela Williams, Program Director, and Rachel Van Alstine, Staff Trainer, at the Western New York Council on Occupational Safety and Health (WNYCOSH). WNYCOSH provides worker safety and health trainings to thousands of workers in the …

Jail Staffing: Nan Haynes and Nick Ramirez on The Public GoodSeptember 27, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Colleen Kristich

Join us on The Public Good. This week, we’re joined by UB law professor emeritus and activist Nan Haynes and Nick Ramirez, a public defender with Legal Aid. Our discussion will focus on Erie County jail staffing, a hot button issue over the past few months with many jail deputies and …

Language Access for Erie CountySeptember 21, 2022, 7-8:30 pm

Language Access Working Group

Too many people have been denied services in Erie County due to language barriers. Join language access advocates in calling for Erie County to pass a strong, comprehensive language access law to ensure that every department of County government has a language access plan and provides free …

Electrify 2.0: Rick Steinberg and Whitney Skeans on The Public GoodSeptember 20, 2022, 10:30-11 pm

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week, Rick Steinberg with the Sierra Club Niagara Group will be joined Whitney Skeans, Senior Program Manager of Electric Vehicles at National Grid. They’ll be discussing the electrification of vehicles as well as the upcoming event Electrify

Daniel's Day Town HallSeptember 20, 2022, 5:45-8 pm

Free the People WNY, Erie County Restorative Justice Coalition, PPG

Join us on Tuesday September 20th from 5:45pm-8:00pm as we remember Daniel Prude on his birthday. At this event, learn about Daniel's Law, which would establish non-police community responder teams for people in crisis across New York State and learn about how …

The True Cost of Child Care in Erie CountySeptember 15, 2022, 2:30-3:30 pm

The Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab, Erie County, and child care professionals and advocates are gathering for the announcement of Cornell's True Cost of Child Care Phase II Study. Join to learn more about this call to action for a federal response to our child care crisis. 

Daniel's Day Town Hall: Lindsay Acker and Colleen Kristich on The Public GoodSeptember 13, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Anna Blatto

Join us on The Public Good. This week’s guests are Lindsay Acker, a master’s level conflict resolution specialist at Erie County Restorative Justice Coalition (ECREJC). She’s joined by PPG Community Researcher Colleen Kristich.  Lindsay and Colleen will be discussing …

Creativity to the People: Unai Reglero on The Public GoodSeptember 6, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Tanvier Peart

Join us on The Public Good. This week's guest is Unai Reglero, who recently joined PPG as recipient of he Creatives Rebuild New York (CRNY) Artist Employment Program. For the next two years he'll be hosting "Creativity To The People," a creative advocacy agency working to amplify community-based …

Youth Education at MAP: Neena Hussey and Echo Martinez on The Public GoodAugust 30, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week’s guests are Neena Hussey, Youth Education Director at Massachusetts Avenue Project (MAP). She’ll be joined by MAP Youth Echo Martinez. The Massachusetts Avenue Project’s (MAP) mission is to nurture the growth of a diverse, accessible, …