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Talking Transit: Doug Funke on The Public GoodJuly 28, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This week we talk with Doug Funke of Citizens for Regional Transit. We discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted inequities--how difficult it can be for those without vehicles to access jobs and basic needs such as food and healthcare. In our city and …

23 Buffalo Summer Projects: Cornell High Road Fellows on The Public GoodJuly 14, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We'll hear fro four Cornell undergraduate students who are completing projects with a variety of PPG's community partners to progress Buffalo equitably in areas of food, lending, educational opportunities, and community engagement through Cornell ILR Buffalo …

Police Reform: Buffalo Police Advisory Board on The Public GoodJune 30, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This week continues our series on police reform. On today's show, we talk with Danielle Johnson, Erin Carman, De'Jon Hall, and Mike Powell, members of the Buffalo Police Advisory Board. We discuss the Advisory Board's work since it was created in 2018 and especially …

Police Reform: Miles Gresham on The Public GoodJune 16, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This radio show begins our series focused on police reform. For the next few weeks, we'll take stock of changes being made by Buffalo and New York State and we'll discuss what's still needed to transform safety and justice in our communities. On today's show, we talk …

Declare a Climate Emergency: WNY Youth Climate Council on The Public GoodMay 26, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! Our guests are Ilyas Khan, Gabby Prince, Kiera Quinlivan and Emily Dyett of the WNY Youth Climate Council. Ilyas, Gabby and Kiera are youth members of the council, which Emily supports as coordinator on behalf of the WNY Environmental Alliance. We’ll discuss the …

Call for Jail Releases: Miles Gresham, Rebecca Town, & Colleen Kristich on The Public GoodMay 19, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We speak with Miles Gresham and Rebecca Town of the Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. and PPG Community Researcher Colleen Kristich. We discuss the impact of the public health crisis for folks in our county's jail facilities and what steps could be taken to safely …

Entertainment Connects Us: Lukia Costello on The Public GoodApril 28, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We are speaking with Lukia Costello, Founder/Director of MicroMania Film Festival and The New Hotness Media Institute. We'll be discussing alternative models to facilitate the growth of new voices in media production including supporting independent voices and …

Good Food: Rebekah Williams on The Public GoodApril 21, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We talk with Rebekah Williams of Massachusetts Avenue Project and the Good Food Buffalo Coalition. We discuss equitable food access and the importance of food systems during the COVID-19 emergency, and then turn to the big picture of "Good Food Purchasing" in the …

Protect Your Neighbors: Rahwa Ghirmatzion and Harper Bishop on The Public GoodMarch 31, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on the Public Good! We'll speak with Rahwa Ghirmatzion, Executive Director and Harper Bishop, Deputy Director of Movement Building for PUSH Buffalo on the work of neighborhood-based community groups in responding to residents' needs and the policies we need to push for now to protect …

Stop the Spread: Renee Cadzow and Lauren Clay on The Public GoodMarch 17, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Today we're bringing you a special edition of The Public Good radio show - filmed from home via Zoom, rather than in studio at Power 96.5 WNY. Our host Andrea is joined by Renee Cadzow, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Administration and Public Health at D'Youville College …