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Buffalo Council Council Redistricting: Jillian Hanesworth and Rusty Weaver on The Public GoodJuly 5, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Tanvier Peart

Joni us on The Public Good. This week we’re talking with Poet Jillian Hanesworth, Buffalo’s Poet Laureate and social change artist, along with Dr. Rusty Weaver, Director of Research at the Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab. Once every 10 years, the Buffalo Common Council is responsible …

Justice for Migrant Families: Jennifer Connor and Esther Saidat on The Public GoodJune 28, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week we’re talking with Jennifer Connor, Executive Director of Justice for Migrant Families, along with Esther Saidat, JFMF Board Member. Justice for Migrant Families is a nonprofit that promotes justice for migrant families by providing support to …

HCON and the Environmental Stewardship Program: Deirdre Wright and Justin Black on The Public GoodJune 21, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week we're talking with Deirdre Wright, Director of Environmental Stewardship at Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. along with Justin Black, a graduate of the Environmental Stewardship Program.  Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc. (HCON) is a …

Common Council Conversations: Council President Pro Tempore Christopher Scanlon on The Public GoodJune 14, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Tanvier Peart

Over the next few months, PPG is hosting Buffalo Common Council members on The Public Good as they discuss their goals and plans for the upcoming year.  This week on The Public Good, we feature Council President Pro Tempore Christopher Scanlon of …

Buffalo Prenatal Perinatal Network on The Public GoodJune 7, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooten

Join us on The Public Good. This week we're talking with the Buffalo Prenatal Perinatal Network and one of their clients. 

Public Banking: Kathryn Franco on The Public GoodMay 31, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Tanvier Peart

Join us next week on The Public Good. We’re delighted to talk to Kathryn Franco of the Buffalo Niagara Community Reinvestment Coalition as well as the Western New York Law Center.  We’ll discuss the importance of public banking, the NY Public Banking Act (S1762A/A8290A) - plank …

Segregation by Design - History and Impacts of Segregation in Buffalo: Anna Blatto on The Public GoodMay 24, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Tanvier Peart

Join us on The Public Good. This week we speak with Anna Blatto, Research Associate at PPG and author of PPG report “A City Divided: A Brief History of Segregation in Buffalo.”  The heartbreaking tragedy at the Tops on Jefferson on May 14 reminds us of the decades of historical …

Community Response in the Wake of Tragedy: Franchelle Parker and Tyrell Ford on The Public GoodMay 17, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Tanvier Peart

Join us on The Public Good. This week we speak with Franchelle Parker, Executive Director of Open Buffalo, and Tyrell Ford, Lead Community Organizer at VOICE Buffalo. We discuss the tragedy that took place at the Tops on Jefferson on Saturday May 14 where ten people lost their lives and three …

Ujima and the Community: Maria Ta and Brian Brown on The Public GoodMay 10, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week we speak with Maria Ta, Program Director at Ujima Company, Inc, and Brian Brown, an Ujima Company Member. A PPG Partner, Ujima Co. is a multi-ethnic and multicultural professional theater whose primary purpose is the preservation, perpetuation, and performance …

Redistricting and Why It Matters: Rusty Weaver and Meghan Maloney de Zalvidar on The Public GoodMay 3, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Tanvier Peart

Join us on The Public Good. This week, we speak with Rusty Weaver, Director of Research at the Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab and Meghan Maloney de Zalvidar, Upstate Director of Advocacy at the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC).  They discuss the redistricting process, why this year's …