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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 …

Social Justice Poetry: Jillian Hanesworth on The Public GoodJune 4, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Jillian Hanesworth, a local social justice poet who writes with the intent of promoting change.  She'll be talking about her motivations, her activism and the work she does at her job, as well as some exciting upcoming projects. She'll also …

Who Owns Land in Buffalo? Aaron Bartley on The Public GoodMay 21, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Aaron Bartley, co-founder of People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH) who served as its executive director for 12 years and is now in a post-PUSH residency with Cornell in Buffalo and PPG. We’ll be discussing private versus …

Eviction Study Preview: Orlando Dickson and Sarah Wooton on The Public GoodMay 14, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Orlando Dickson, research associate, and Sarah Wooton, Policy Analyst, at Partnership for the Public Good. Over the past several months, Orlando and Sarah have been collecting data and stories for an upcoming report on evictions in …

Plymouth Crossroads: Jennifer McAndrew on The Public GoodMay 7, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Plymouth Crossroads Executive Director Jennifer McAndrew discussing their mission, where they are and who they serve, upcoming events, and ways you can help. She'll also be discussing some of Plymouth Crossroads' successes and more …

Criminal Justice Reforms and Local Issues: District Attorney John Flynn on The Public GoodApril 30, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Erie County District Attorney John Flynn. We'll be discussing criminal justice reforms progressing in New York State, as well as public safety and public health issues here in Western New York.

Criminal Justice Debt and Challenging Criminal Injustice: Keisha Williams, Jolanda Hill, and Karima Amin on The Public GoodApril 22, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Keisha Williams, attorney, and Jolanda Hill, paralegal, from the Western New York Law Center. They'll be discussing criminal justice debt and their upcoming event "Fines, Fees, & Bail: How Criminal Justice Debt Hurts the Poor."  And, …

Prohibit Source of Income Housing Discrimination: DeAnna Eason and Dan Corbitt on The Public GoodApril 16, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from DeAnna Eason and Dan Corbitt of Housing Opportunities Made Equal discussing the statewide effort to prohibit source of income discrimination in housing and other fair housing practices and policies in and around the …

Diesel-Electric Locomotives and Environmental Advocacy: Walter Simpson on The Public GoodApril 9, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Walter Simpson, an energy activist, educator, professional, and author of several books including his most recent Diesel-Electric Locomotives: How They Work, Use Energy, and Can Become More Efficient and Environmentally