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Brown Bag Teach In: CCIA for a Just TransitionApril 1, 2021, 12:30-1:30 pm

PUSH Buffalo, NY Renews

Join us for a lunchtime discussion on the ​recently introduced Climate and Community Investment Act (CCIA) (Senate Bill S4264A) with ​NY Renews and PUSH Buffalo.

The Climate and Community Investment Act: Luz Velez, Kelly Camacho, and Clarke Gocker on The Public Good!March 30, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Our guests this week on The Public Good are PUSH Buffalo's Clarke Gocker, Kelly Camacho and Luz Velez! They talk about the Climate and Community Investment Act (CCIA) and the work being done state-wide for this bill to pass. The CCIA would help fund ​a just transition to a renewable energy …

Marijuana Regulation and Taxation: Jawanza Williams (VOCAL-NY) and Melissa Moore (Drug Policy Alliance) on The Public GoodMarch 23, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our guests this week are Jawanza Williams from Voices Of Community Activists & Leaders (VOCAL-NY) and Melissa Moore from Drug Policy Alliance. We talk about the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, what it means for legalization, and dispel some myths and …

Equitable and Sustained Frontline Arts Funding: Heather Gring and Bryan Lee on The Public GoodMarch 16, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our guests this week are Frontline Arts Buffalo Members Heather Gring (Locust Street Arts Board Member and Archivist at the Burchfield Penney) and Bryan Lee (Curator, El Museo Gallery). Frontline Arts Buffalo advocates for artists and arts organization to ensure …

Public Land for Public Benefit: Jeanette Koncikowski and Gail Wells on The Public GoodMarch 9, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our guests on this week's installment of The Public Good are Jeanette Koncikowski, Executive Director of Grassroots Gardens, and Gail Wells, founder of Buffalo Freedom Gardens. “Using Public Land for Public Benefit” is one of PPG’s Community Agenda …

Transportation Justice and COVID-19 Recovery: NYS Senator Tim Kennedy on The Public GoodMarch 2, 2021, 10:30-10:30 am

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We'll speak with New York State Senator Tim Kennedy on the recently adopted Driver's License Suspension Reform Act, a law that ends the practice of suspending a person’s driver’s license when they cannot afford to pay a traffic fine. We discuss why this was a …

Removing Police from Mental Health Responses: Whitney Walker and Kartika Carr of VOICE Buffalo on The Public GoodFebruary 23, 2021, 10:30-11 am

Orlando Dickson

Our guests this week are both from our partner organization VOICE Buffalo. Kartika Carr, Integrated Voter Engagement Lead Organizer, and Whitney Walker, MSW, Executive Director will talk with us about removing police from frontline response to mental health crises. The first of our 2021 Community …

Promoting Homeownership through the City Auction: Ahmad Nieves on The Public GoodFebruary 16, 2021, 10:30-11 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our next show is part of our Community Agenda Series. Representing one of our ten 2021 advocacy priorities is Ahmad Nieves, a Founding Member of the Buffalo Information Sharing Collective. Mr. Nieves will talk with us about his efforts to encourage the City to …

Birds on the Niagara, an International Celebration of Winter BirdsFebruary 12-February 14, 2021

February 12–14, 2021 Birds on the Niagara (BON21) is pleased to announce the Third Annual Birds on the Niagara International Celebration of Winter Birds, a festival to be held February 12–14, 2021. BON21 is the only International North American Bird …

Celebrating Winter Birds on the Niagara: Jay Burney on The Public GoodFebruary 9, 2021, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! On today's radio show, Jay Burney, Special Projects Director for Pollinator Conservation Association, is with us to talk about the 3rd annual Birds on the Niagara festival ( It’s an international celebration of winter birds designed to …