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The True Cost of Evictions: Sarah Wooton and Orlando Dickson on The Public GoodDecember 10, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us this week on The Public Good! We will be delving into Partnership for the Public Good's soon-to-be published report on the high rate of evictions in Buffalo with Sarah Wooton and Orlando Dickson who were lead contributors on the study. Evicted in Buffalo: the High Costs of Involuntary …

Solar Powered Carousel Coming to Canalside: Buffalo Heritage Carousel, Inc. on The Public GoodDecember 3, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us this week on The Public Good. Our guest is Joan Bozer, a Board Member for The Buffalo Heritage Carousel, Inc. They will share insights on the history of Canalside's upcoming attraction - a solar powered carousel made locally in North Tonawanda in 1924!

Bail Reform Begins Jan 1, 2020: Orlando Dickson and Tanvier Peart on The Public GoodNovember 26, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us this week on The Public Good. Our guests are Orlando Dickson from Partnership for the Public Good and Tanvier Peart from the WNY Peace Center. They will be discussing the implementation of bail reform set to take effect on January 1, 2020.

Fighting Inequality in Public Schools: Sam Magavern and Eric Mikols on The Public GoodNovember 19, 2019, 10-1:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Sam Magavern about the course he's teaching this semester, Fighting Inequality, and Eric Mikols, UB Law student, who will discuss his project that looks at the lower numbers of teachers of color in public schools.

Remembering a Waterfront Vision: Bryan Lee on The Public GoodNovember 12, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us tomorrow on The Public Good! Our guest tomorrow is Bryan Lee, curator at El Museo. Bryan will talk about El Museo’s current exhibition about the history of Buffalo’s Shoreline Apartments, and give a recap of their recent symposium, which looked into the themes of architecture, …

Census 2020 and Community Efforts: Kartika Carr, Mara Koven-Gelman, Gamileh Jamil, and Meghan Maloney de Zaldivar on The Public GoodNovember 5, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Our guests are Kartika Carr from VOICE-Buffalo, Mara Koven-Gelman from the Jewish Community Relations Council, and Gamileh Jamil and Meghan Maloney de Zaldivar from the New York Immigration Coalition. They'll be discussing current and efforts to promote Census 2020, including the importance of …

Early Voting Initiatives: Tyrell Ford, Levi Burrell-Cook, and Christian Parra from the PUSH Buffalo Street Team on The Public GoodOctober 22, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! Our guests are Tyrell Ford, Levi Burrell-Cook, and Christian Parra of PUSH Buffalo's Street Team. For the first time in New York, this election will feature early voting. Beginning this Saturday, October 26, residents of Erie County can vote at any of the …

The Fruit Belt Community Land Trust: India Walton on The Public GoodOctober 15, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! Our guest is India Walton, Executive Director of the F.B. Community Land Trust. She'll provide an update on the FBCLT’s current and future plans, and how a grant from New York state’s Community Land Trusts Capacity Building Initiative will …

Buffalo Property Tax Coalition: John Washington, Christiana Limniatis, and Dennice Barr on The Public GoodOctober 1, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from members of the Buffalo Property Tax Coalition - John Washington, Christiana Limniatis, and Dennice Barr - as they discuss the recent tax reassessment notices and the upcoming Common Council hearing.     

A World Class Park: Our Outer Harbor Coalition on The Public GoodSeptember 24, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from members of the Our Outer Harbor Coalition as they discuss their recommendations to transform Buffalo’s Outer Harbor into an expanded state park.