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Every Tuesday at 7 pm, PPG director Sam Magavern hosts a half-hour radio show, the Public Good, on POWER 96.5FM, WUFO AM 1080 and www.wufoam.com. Sam discusses community issues with PPG partners, elected officials, and other local leaders. After each show, a video interview with our guest is posted on our YouTube channel.

 

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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 …

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 …