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Coerced Work, Prison Labor, and Workfare: Professor Erin Hatton on the Public GoodDecember 11, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Professor Erin Hatton, Associate Professor at University at Buffalo. Professor Erin Hatton will be discussing different issues centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about Erin Hatton and her research on coerced work, …

Solitary Confinement Reform: Jerome Wright on The Public GoodOctober 23, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Jerome Wright discussing Solitary Confinement in Erie County. Listen in, then to learn more visit the NY Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement website here and Facebook page here.  The show will air live on Power 96.5 …

Buffalo Public Schools Food: Bridget O'Brien Woods on the Public GoodOctober 16, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Bridget O'Brien, Food Service Director at Buffalo Public Schools discussing school food. Listen in, then learn more about Bridget O'Brien Woods here. The show will air on Power 96.5 WNY at 7 pm, and on LIVE on PPG's Facebook page at 1 pm …

The Buffalo Police Advisory Board: Erin Carmen, Danielle Johnson, and Steven Sanyu on the Public GoodOctober 2, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us on The Public Good, airing every Tuesday at 7 pm on POWER 96.5 FM and MIX 1080 AM, and live every Tuesday at 1 pm on PPG's Facebook! This week, we’ll speak with members of the Buffalo Police Advisory Board created this year by the Common Council, including Erin Carman of Daemen …

Justice for Migrant Families in Buffalo: New York Immigration Coalition and Justice for Migrant Families on the Public GoodSeptember 25, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for the Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Meghan Maloney de Zaldivar of the New York Immigration Coalition and Jennifer Connor of Justice for Migrant Families. We’ll discuss their work to ensure rights, dignity, and justice for immigrant families in Western New York, …

Democracy Fellow Michelle Jones: on the Public GoodSeptember 18, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Michelle Jones, Open Buffalo's Democracy Fellow, discussing her project called "The Inside Out" and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about Michelle Jones and the Democracy Fellows …

Community Reinvestment Act: Western New York Law Center on the Public GoodSeptember 11, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Kathryn Franco and Stephen Halpern, from the Western New York Law Center, discussing the Community Benefits Agreement and the Community Reinvestment Act and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about the …

Democracy Fellow Micheal Zak: on the Public GoodAugust 21, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Micheal Zak, Co-Founder and Worker Owner at Gro-op, and Board Chair at Buffalo Cooperative Federal Credit Union. Discussing his work as a Democracy Fellow and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about …

Buffalo Museum of Science: President and CEO on The Public GoodAugust 14, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Marisa Wigglesworth, President, and CEO at Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences. Discussing the Buffalo Science Museum and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about the Buffalo Science …

Cruelty and Cost: Money Bail in Buffalo: Andrea Ó Súilleabháin on the Public GoodAugust 7, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

What is PPG's report on bail, " Cruelty and Cost: Money Bail in Buffalo", about? "We recorded data from 240 arraignment hearings, and what we found is that bail is set very often in the city of Buffalo. It was set in 64% of the cases that we watched, and every one of those cases when a judge set …