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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.

 

Upcoming Shows

NFTA Low Income Public Transportation Fare Reduction Advocacy: Bob Mahoney on The Public GoodMarch 26, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Bob Mahoney, business representative at SEIU Local 200 United discussing recent advocacy work for reduced NFTA fares for low-income riders. Bob represents many low-wage employees who rely on public transportation to get to and from work, …

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Frontline Arts Organizations and the Frontline Arts Buffalo (FAB) Forums: Heather Gring and Maria Ta on The Public GoodMarch 19, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Heather Gring, archivist at the Burchfield Penney Art Center and board member of Locust Street Art as well as Maria Ta, program director at Ujima Company discussing frontline arts organizations and the upcoming Frontline Arts Buffalo (FAB) …

Police-Youth Engagement: Megan Hurley, Sergeant Justin Haag, and Chief David Zack on The Public GoodMarch 12, 2019, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from PPG Policy Fellow Megan Hurley and Chief David Zack and Sergeant Justin Haag of the Cheektowaga Police Department discussing the Blue Bridges program. The program was created in late 2017 to bridge the gap between law enforcement …

Water Affordability and Equitable Water Policy: Sam Dolce and Anna Blatto on The Public GoodMarch 5, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Sam Dolce and Anna Blatto of the Western New York Law Center discussing recent rate and fee increases and water policy in the City of Buffalo. 

City of Buffalo Property Reassessment: Christiana Limniatis, Dennice Barr, and Ed Jackson of the Property Tax Coalition on The Public GoodFebruary 26, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from Christiana Limniatis, Dennice Barr, and Ed Jackson of the Property Tax Coalition discussing this year’s city-wide property reassessment.

Home Stability Support: Christine Slocum on The Public GoodFebruary 19, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Christine Slocum of the Homeless Alliance of WNY discussing Home Stability Support legislation.

Buffalo is Canceled: Aaron Lowinger, De'Jon Hall, and Christine Slocum on The Public GoodFebruary 5, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Aaron Lowinger, a journalist at The Public, on their "Buffalo is Canceled" series capturing the snowed-in reflections of locals of all ages and backgrounds. We'll also be joined by two contributors to the series - De'Jon Hall and Christine …

Mona's House: Kelly Galloway on The Public GoodJanuary 29, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

  Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Kelly Galloway, founder and director of Mona's House, Buffalo's first restoration home for human trafficking victims. She will discuss the global human trafficking crisis and her work, challenges, and successes here in …

Training and Job Opportunities: Duncan Kirkwood on The Public GoodJanuary 22, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Duncan Kirkwood, Outreach and Recruitment Manager at Northland Workforce Training Center. He will discuss training and job opportunities in advanced manufacturing and clean energy.  Listen, and then learn more about the Northland Workforce …

2019 Community Agenda Preview: India Walton and Jessica Gilbert on The Public GoodJanuary 15, 2019, 7-7:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from India Walton, Community Organizer at Open Buffalo and Jessica Gilbert, a Research Associate at PPG as they preview a few issues voted on to the 2019 Community Agenda by our partners. Learn more at the rollout event this Friday. Listen, and then …

Citizens for Regional Transit: Doug Funke on The Public GoodDecember 18, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Doug Funke of Citizens for Regional Transit discussing how to improve Buffalo's public transit through regional hubs and metro rail expansions and CRT's call for a Transit Revolution.  Listen, and then learn more about recent …