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Criminal Justice Reforms and Local Issues: District Attorney John Flynn on The Public GoodApril 30, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Erie County District Attorney John Flynn. We'll be discussing criminal justice reforms progressing in New York State, as well as public safety and public health issues here in Western New York.

Criminal Justice Debt and Challenging Criminal Injustice: Keisha Williams, Jolanda Hill, and Karima Amin on The Public GoodApril 22, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Keisha Williams, attorney, and Jolanda Hill, paralegal, from the Western New York Law Center. They'll be discussing criminal justice debt and their upcoming event "Fines, Fees, & Bail: How Criminal Justice Debt Hurts the Poor."  And, …

Prohibit Source of Income Housing Discrimination: DeAnna Eason and Dan Corbitt on The Public GoodApril 16, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from DeAnna Eason and Dan Corbitt of Housing Opportunities Made Equal discussing the statewide effort to prohibit source of income discrimination in housing and other fair housing practices and policies in and around the …

Diesel-Electric Locomotives and Environmental Advocacy: Walter Simpson on The Public GoodApril 9, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Walter Simpson, an energy activist, educator, professional, and author of several books including his most recent Diesel-Electric Locomotives: How They Work, Use Energy, and Can Become More Efficient and Environmentally

Western New York Independent Living - Local Advocacy: Todd Vaarwerk on The Public GoodApril 2, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Todd Vaarwerk, Director of Advocacy and Public Policy at Western New York Independent Living (WNYIL). He'll be discussing WNYIL advocacy work, results from the recently released state budget, as well as local efforts such as accessibility …

NFTA Low Income Public Transportation Fare Reduction Advocacy: Bob Mahoney on The Public GoodMarch 26, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Bob Mahoney, business representative at SEIU Local 200 United discussing recent advocacy work for reduced NFTA fares for low-income riders. Bob represents many low-wage employees who rely on public transportation to get to and from work, …

Frontline Arts Organizations and the Frontline Arts Buffalo (FAB) Forums: Heather Gring and Maria Ta on The Public GoodMarch 19, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Heather Gring, archivist at the Burchfield Penney Art Center and board member of Locust Street Art as well as Maria Ta, program director at Ujima Company discussing frontline arts organizations and the upcoming Frontline Arts Buffalo (FAB) …

Police-Youth Engagement: Megan Hurley, Sergeant Justin Haag, and Chief David Zack on The Public GoodMarch 12, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from PPG Policy Fellow Megan Hurley and Chief David Zack and Sergeant Justin Haag of the Cheektowaga Police Department discussing the Blue Bridges program. The program was created in late 2017 to bridge the gap between law enforcement …

Water Affordability and Equitable Water Policy: Sam Dolce and Anna Blatto on The Public GoodMarch 5, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Sam Dolce and Anna Blatto of the Western New York Law Center discussing recent rate and fee increases and water policy in the City of Buffalo. 

City of Buffalo Property Reassessment: Christiana Limniatis, Dennice Barr, and Ed Jackson of the Property Tax Coalition on The Public GoodFebruary 26, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Christiana Limniatis, Dennice Barr, and Ed Jackson of the Property Tax Coalition discussing this year’s city-wide property reassessment.