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Every Tuesday at 7pm, 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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Marva and Micheal Threat discussing Greater East Side Block ClubFebruary 13, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

PPG

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Marva and Micheal Threat discussing Greater East Side Block Club.

More Metro Access for BPS Students: Rachel Dominguez on The Public GoodJanuary 9, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from the Buffalo Parent Teacher Organization's Rachel Dominguez. Rachel will talk with us about how Buffalo's students need more Metro Bus and Rail access.

Housing Opportunities Made Equal in Buffalo: DeAnna Eason on the Public GoodDecember 12, 2017, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll be speaking with DeAnna Eason, Executive Director of HOME, Inc. about the lack of affordable housing in Buffalo addressed in PPG's new report.

Art and Social Justice: Lukia Costello on The Public GoodDecember 5, 2017, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good next week to hear from The New Hotness' Lukia Costello. The New Hotness is a social justice and storytelling media production company based here in Buffalo. The show will air live on Power 96.5 WNY at 7pm, and on PPG's Facebook page at 1pm …

Ujima Theater Company: Dayatra Hassan and Maria Ta on The Public GoodNovember 14, 2017, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good next week to hear from Ujima Theater Company's Dayatra Hassan and Maria Ta. We'll be talking about two recent Ujima projects: Unheard Voices, and Free Fred Brown. The show will air live on Power 96.5 WNY at 7pm, and on PPG's Facebook page at …

Marijuana Enforcement in Buffalo and Legalization Solutions: India Walton on The Public GoodNovember 7, 2017, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

In Buffalo, Black people are more than 7 times more likely to be arrested for misdemeanor marijuana possession than white people, even though young white people use marijuana at higher rates than young Black and Latino people. Join us on The Public Good next week to hear from Open Buffalo …

The Center for Self Advocacy: Andrew Marcum on The Public GoodOctober 31, 2017, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good, airing every Tuesday at 7pm on POWER 96.5 FM and MIX 1080 AM, and live every Tuesday at 1pm on PPG's Facebook! This week, we'll be speaking with Andrew Marcum from The Center for Self Advocacy. Andrew will let us know about a great event coming up on November …

Why the Constitutional Convention Would be Bad for New York: Flo Tripi and Dick Lipsitz on The Public GoodOctober 24, 2017, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good, airing every Tuesday at 7pm on POWER 96.5 FM and MIX 1080 AM, and live every Tuesday at 1pm on PPG's Facebook! This week, we'll be speaking with Flo Tripi from CSEA and Dick Lipsitz from the Western New York Area Labor Federation. ALF will let us in on some of …

Reclaiming Our Ancestors: Kari Winter, Judy Scales-Trent, and Regina Mason on The Public GoodOctober 17, 2017, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good, airing every Tuesday at 7pm on POWER 96.5 FM and MIX 1080 AM, and live every Tuesday at 1pm on PPG's Facebook! This week, we'll be speaking with Kari Winter, Judy Scales-Trent, and Regina Mason from UB's Reclaiming Our Ancestors conference. Kari, Judy, and …

Service in WNY: Kate Sarata from The Service Collaborative on The Public GoodOctober 10, 2017, 1-1:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good, airing every Tuesday at 7pm on POWER 96.5 FM and MIX 1080 AM, and live every Tuesday at 1pm on PPG's Facebook! This week, we'll be speaking with Kate Sarata, Executive Director of The Service Collaborative of Western New York. Kate will discuss TSC's important work …