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Open Buffalo and the Justice Leadership Institute: Leah Daniel and Max Anderson on The Public GoodAugust 20, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Leah Daniel, Leadership Development Director, and Max Anderson, Deputy Director, at Open Buffalo. They'll be discussing the first annual Justice Leadership Institute and other projects Open Buffalo is working on. 

Legacy of Lead: Maria Ta and Orlando Dickson on The Public GoodAugust 13, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Maria Ta, Program Manager at Ujima Company, and Orlando Dickson, Civic Educator at Partnership for the Public Good. They'll be discussing the collaborative project "Legacy of Lead," a short play that shares a day in the life of a single mom with …

University at Buffalo Social Impact Fellows: Mel LeMay, Geoffrey Mercene, and RJ Haq on The Public GoodJuly 30, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Mel LeMay (UB School of Social Work), Geoffrey Mercene (UB School of Management), and RJ Haq (UB College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science). The three are participating in UB’s Social Impact Fellows program, and shared PPG …

Buffalo Arts Studio and the Works of Stacey Robinson and Black Kirby: Jayne Hughes on The Public GoodJuly 23, 10 pm-July 22, 2019 10:30 pm

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Jayne Hughes, Education Director at the Buffalo Arts Studio. She'll be discussing two upcoming exhibitions featuring Stacey Robinson and Black Kirby, as well as educational opportunities offered through the Studio. 

2019 Cornell High Road Fellows: Emily Blanchard, Yu An Chen, Jack Millar, Laura Holland, Valerie Weisbeck, and Sherell Farmer on The Public GoodJuly 16, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from some of the 2019 High Road Fellows: Emily Blanchard (Assemblymember Sean Ryan’s Office), Yu An Chen (Western New York Law Center and Buffalo Niagara Community Reinvestment Coalition), Jack Millar (WNYLC and BNCRC), Laura Holland …

Burchfield Penney Art Center's ReSounding: Renata Toney and John Smigielski on The Public GoodJuly 9, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Renata Toney, Community Engagement and Public Relations Strategist and musician John Smigelski, Assistant Production Manager and co-curator for ReSoundings. They'll be discussing what ReSoundings is, what makes it unique, and what you can expect …

Community Agenda Mid-Year Update on The Public GoodJuly 2, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Last week, PPG held a press release event to announce some of the major 2019 Community Agenda wins we've had as we approached our year's mid-way point. Join us on The Public Good this week, where we'll share some key updates from all of our agenda items! 

Good Food Purchasing for the BPS: Rebekah Williams, Rita Hubbard-Robinson, and Jessica Gilbert on The Public GoodJune 25, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Rebekah Williams, Rita Hubbard-Robinson, and Jessica Gilbert. The three are part of a coalition looking to adopt a Good Food Purchasing Program in the Buffalo Public Schools, the seventh item on this year's Community Agenda. They'll be …

Urban Legacy Filmworks: Doug Ruffin on The Public GoodJune 18, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Doug Ruffin, owner and founder of Urban Legacy Filmworks. He'll be discussing how he got into filmmaking, his draw to Buffalo-based topics, his inspirations, as well as what's next in his filmmaking career. He'll also be talking about '67 …

Fines and Fees Justice: Katie Adamides, Danielle Pelfrey Duryea, and Jalonda Hill of the Fair Fines and Fees Coalition on The Public GoodJune 11, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Katie Adamides, Danielle Pelfrey Duryea, and Jalonda Hill of the Fair Fines and Fees Coalition. Convened by the Western New York Law Center and Buffalo’s African American Health Disparities Task Force, the Coalition consists of …