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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, …

Open Meetings and Transparent Local Government: Paul Wolf on the Public GoodDecember 4, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Paul Wolf, President of the Buffalo Niagara Coalition for Open Government. Paul will share from their recent report which found that 75% of local governments studied are not complying with the Open Meetings Law when holding executive …

Emerging Leaders and 81Eighteen: Kenyana David on The Public GoodNovember 27, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Open Buffalo's Emerging Leader and entrepreneur  Kenyana David. She will be discussing her business 81eighteen, Buffalo Emerging Leaders, and much more! Listen in, then learn more about Buffalo Emerging Leaders here.  The show will air …

Community Controlled Economy: FB Community Land Trust on The Public GoodNovember 20, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from the FB Community Land Trust. Residents of the Fruit Belt community will discuss how the collaboration between community-based organizations and resident leaders have produced innovative policy solutions like the moratorium on the sale of …

Anti Gentrification Month and Summit: OUR CITY Coalition on The Public GoodNovember 13, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Meghan Maloney de Zaldivar from the OUR CITY Coalition. She will discussing the OUR CITY Coalition and its nine main areas that include affordable housing, community policing, immigration, public education, transportation, frontline arts, food …

Democracy Fellow Bernadette Giles: on The Public GoodNovember 6, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Open Buffalo's Democracy Fellow Bernadette Giles. She will discuss her work creating a Women’s Professional Style Development Center with a focus on self-confidence and building networks within the community. She is an AmeriCorps alum …

Colored Girls Bike Too: Jalonda Hill on the Public GoodOctober 30, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Open Buffalo's Emerging Leader, PPG's Communications and Outreach Specialist, and founder of Colored Girls Bike Too Jalonda Hill. She will be discussing normalizing bike commuting as an alternative form of transportation for black …

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 …