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Equitable and Affordable Mobility in Buffalo - Tyler Madell on The Public GoodSeptember 14, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on the Public Good! On this week's show, we're joined by our partner Shared Mobility, a Buffalo-based organization that works to build innovative shared transportation programs and make mobility more affordable, accessible, and equitable. With our guest Tyler Madell, we discussed their …

The Right to Know Law: Miles Gresham on the Public GoodAugust 17, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

On this week's episode of The Public Good, we talk with PPG Policy Fellow Miles Gresham about the recent Common Council approved Right to Know law. Miles explains why this law is important and what it means for residents and protests. We also discuss some concerning issues in the corrections system …

Homeless Alliance of WNY: Kexin Ma on The Public GoodAugust 10, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! This week we spoke with Kexin Ma, Executive Director of the Homeless Alliance of Western New York . Kexin shares with us the services the Homeless Alliance of WNY provides to support individuals experiencing homeslessness including the Continuum of Care program. Tune in …

Fostering Greatness: Leah Angel Daniel on The Public GoodAugust 3, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our guest this week is Leah Daniel, founder and executive director of Fostering Greatness Inc. She talks with us about her organization which assists transitioning foster care alumni of color from ages 16 to 35 with life skills, housing stability, education, and personal …

NYS Legislative Wins and Future Challenges: Tanvier Peart on The Public GoodJune 29, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! This week we talk with PPG Just Recovery coordinator Tanvier Peart about some of the legislative wins and future challenges in Western New York and at the state level. We discuss what the changes mean for WNY and why we still have a lot to work on to create a more just …

NYS Legislative Wins and Future Challenges: Tanvier Peart on The Public GoodJune 29, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! This week we talk with PPG Just Recovery coordinator Tanvier Peart about some of the legislative wins and future challenges in Western New York and at the state level. We discuss what the changes mean for WNY and why we still have a lot to work on to create a more just …

West Valley Education and Action Series: West Valley Action Network and Indigenous Women's Initiative on The Public GoodJune 15, 2021, 10:30-11 am

Orlando Dickson

Joining us on The Public Good are the West Valley Action Network and the Indigenous Women’s Initiative. We discuss their Education Series around the issues with Nuclear Waste in Western New York and talk about why it’s so important to clean the nuclear waste site. Listen in to find out …

The Police Advisory Board: Michael Powell on The Public GoodJune 8, 2021, 10:30-11 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! We're talking today with the newly minted Chair of the Buffalo Police Advisory Board Michael Powell. He explains what the Police Advisory Board is, what it does, and why it is important for police accountability. We also talk about previous successes of the Police …

Ballot Initiative and Voting in Buffalo: Kartika Carr and RJ Haq on The Public GoodJune 1, 2021, 10:30-11 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our discussion this week is on Ballot Initiative and Voting in Buffalo and joining us are Kartika Carr and Dr. RJ Haq from VOICE Buffalo. We explain what a ballot initiative is and why one is necessary. We discuss the need for the independent police oversight board …

Erie County’s Pathway Forward: Chairwoman April Baskin on The Public GoodMay 25, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our guest this week is Erie County Legislature Chair April N. M. Baskin discussing the package of local laws she introduced which addresses systemic inequities in Erie County. We break down the five laws introduced in the Pathway Forward Package, why these laws a …