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Beauty & DemocracyOctober 5, 2017, 6-8 pm

Drea d'Nur, the Differential Flava Crew of Verve Dance Studio, Buffalo poets Carl Dennis & Olga Karman, Sam Magavern, and Lou Jean Fleron

Join Partnership for the Public Good for our tenth anniversary celebration of beauty and democracy. This special evening will feature music from Drea d'Nur, dance from Differential Flava Crew of Verve Dance Studio, poetry from Olga Karman and Carl Dennis, Sam Magavern on One Nation Under a Groove, …

Ellen Denizard, Tobacco Control Specialist from Roswell Park Cancer Institute on The Public GoodOctober 3, 2017, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good, airing every Tuesday at 7pm on POWER 96.5 FM and MIX 1080 AM, and live every Tuesday at 1pm on PPG's Facebook! This week, we'll be speaking with Ellen Denizard, Tobacco Control Specialist with Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Ellen will discuss the disparate impacts of …

The People's Oversight CommitteeSeptember 7, 2017, 5-8 pm

Open Buffalo's Justice and Opportunity Coalition

Please join Open Buffalo's Justice and Opportunity Coalition and partners along with stakeholders and community members to discuss and determine our criminal justice and police reform priorities for the upcoming year. There will be opportunities to explore policy recommendations, tell personal …

PPG Seeks Volunteers: Financial Literacy Meet and GreetAugust 31, 2017, 6-7:30 pm

Financial literacy is a way to give basic budgeting and banking skills some time in the sun. As a coach, you'll work one-on-one with a person who's looking to increase their knowledge about topics like saving, credit, and banking--in order to grow money and power. You'll be provided with worksheets …

Sam Magavern Will Deliver Keynote Address at Erie County Poverty SummitAugust 24, 2017, 8 am-4 pm

Sam Magavern

Erie County will hold a Poverty Summit on Thursday, August 24th at 8:00AM at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center on 153 Franklin Street. Attendees will be invited to discuss poverty in our community, specifically the impact of health care and immigration on the region's poor and the scope of …

Cindi McEachon on The Public GoodAugust 22, 2017, 1-1:30 pm

Sam Magavern

The Public Good radio show on WUFO goes LIVE on PPG's Facebook page today at 1PM. Listen in to our conversation with Cindi McEachon, Director of Peaceprints of WNY. Peaceprints is a non-profit organization offering comprehensive reentry services to men and women involved in the criminal …

Economic Development in Western New York: A Discussion on Manufacturing and the Auto Industry in BuffaloAugust 15, 2017, 9 am-12 pm

Worker Institute at Cornell

This event presented by the Worker Institute at Cornell will feature work from national and international labor scholars.

Cornell High Road Fellows on The Public GoodJuly 25, 2017, 1-1:30 pm

WUFO 1080AM

Join us on WUFO 1080AM at 1pm every Tuesday afternoon for The Public Good! This week we will be talking with students from Cornell University's ILR High Road Fellowship program about their work with various non-profits in Buffalo this summer. Tune in to PPG's Facebook page for a live video stream …

Center for Elder Law & Justice's Kevin Quinn on The Public GoodJuly 11, 2017, 1-1:30 pm

WUFO 1080AM

Join us on WUFO 1080AM at 1pm every Tuesday afternoon for The Public Good! This week we will be talking with Kevin Quinn, a Staff Attorney at the Center for Elder Law & Justice. Tune in to PPG's Facebook page for a live video stream of the show!

Peace of the City's Shakespeare Comes to (716) on The Public GoodJune 27, 2017, 1-1:30 pm

WUFO 1080AM

Join us on WUFO 1080AM at 1pm every Tuesday afternoon for The Public Good! This week we will be talking with Diann Takens and the cast of Romeo and Juliet from Peace of the City's Shakespeare Comes to (716).