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Every Tuesday at 10:30 am, PPG hosts a half-hour radio show, The Public Good, on POWER 96.5FM, WUFO AM 1080 and www.wufoam.com. We discuss community issues with PPG partners, elected officials, and other local leaders. The show is also shared Tuesday afternoons on PPG's Facebook.

 

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The Buffalo Syllabus - A Love Letter to Black Buffalo: J Coley, Tiana U. Wilson, and Dr. Robert Mays of the Black Buffalo Syllabus Collective on The Public GoodNovember 22, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Anna Blatto

Join us on The Public Good. This week we’re joined with several of the creators of #BuffaloSyllabus: J Coley, Tiana U. Wilson, and Dr. Robert Mays.  Following the May 14 white supremacist terrorist attack at Tops on Jefferson, J Coley, a doctoral candidate in Sociology at the University …

Toni Stone: Ujima Co. Inc. on The Public GoodNovember 8, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good. This week, we're joined by guests from Ujima Company Inc discussing their upcoming play Toni Stone. Written by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Phil Knoerzer, this sensational 2019 N.Y. Times critic's pick for Best New Play of the Season knocks it out of the …

Why do we need a Community Benefits Agreement?: Randy Hoak and Brian Nowak on The Public GoodOctober 25, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good. This week we're joined by Randy Hook, Hamburg Town Supervisor, and Brian Now, Cheektowaga Town Councilmember. They're discussing the Bills stadium deal and community reinvestment. Recently, Hamburg, Cheektowaga, Orchard Park, Amherst, and Buffalo recently passed …

#716PlayFair - the importance of Community Benefits: Kathryn Franco and Steve Halpern on The Public GoodOctober 18, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

This week on The Public Good, we're replaying an episode from April. Our guests are Kathryn Franco and Steve Halpern of the Buffalo Niagara Community Reinvestment Coalition.  Recently, the deadline for the Bills stadium deal has been extended. Part of this deal should include a Community …

Jail Staffing: Nan Haynes and Nick Ramirez on The Public GoodOctober 11, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Colleen Kristich

Join us on The Public Good. This week, we're replaying an episode from last month on county jail staffing. We’re joined by UB law professor emeritus and activist Nan Haynes and Nick Ramirez, a public defender with Legal Aid. Our discussion will focus on Erie County jail staffing, a hot button …

WNYCOSH Worker Trainings: Jaela Williams and Rachel Van Alstine on The Public GoodOctober 4, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week’s guests are Jaela Williams, Program Director, and Rachel Van Alstine, Staff Trainer, at the Western New York Council on Occupational Safety and Health (WNYCOSH). WNYCOSH provides worker safety and health trainings to thousands of workers in the …

Jail Staffing: Nan Haynes and Nick Ramirez on The Public GoodSeptember 27, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Colleen Kristich

Join us on The Public Good. This week, we’re joined by UB law professor emeritus and activist Nan Haynes and Nick Ramirez, a public defender with Legal Aid. Our discussion will focus on Erie County jail staffing, a hot button issue over the past few months with many jail deputies and …

Electrify 2.0: Rick Steinberg and Whitney Skeans on The Public GoodSeptember 20, 2022, 10:30-11 pm

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week, Rick Steinberg with the Sierra Club Niagara Group will be joined Whitney Skeans, Senior Program Manager of Electric Vehicles at National Grid. They’ll be discussing the electrification of vehicles as well as the upcoming event Electrify

Daniel's Day Town Hall: Lindsay Acker and Colleen Kristich on The Public GoodSeptember 13, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Anna Blatto

Join us on The Public Good. This week’s guests are Lindsay Acker, a master’s level conflict resolution specialist at Erie County Restorative Justice Coalition (ECREJC). She’s joined by PPG Community Researcher Colleen Kristich.  Lindsay and Colleen will be discussing …

Creativity to the People: Unai Reglero on The Public GoodSeptember 6, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Tanvier Peart

Join us on The Public Good. This week's guest is Unai Reglero, who recently joined PPG as recipient of he Creatives Rebuild New York (CRNY) Artist Employment Program. For the next two years he'll be hosting "Creativity To The People," a creative advocacy agency working to amplify community-based …