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Every Tuesday at 10 pm, PPG director Andrea Ó Súilleabháin hosts a half-hour radio show, the Public Good, on POWER 96.5FM, WUFO AM 1080 and www.wufoam.com. Andrea discusses community issues with PPG partners, elected officials, and other local leaders. The show is also livestreamed Tuesdays at 1 pm on PPG's Facebook.

 

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Declare a Climate Emergency: WNY Youth Climate Council on The Public GoodMay 26, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! Our guests are Ilyas Khan, Gabby Prince, Kiera Quinlivan and Emily Dyett of the WNY Youth Climate Council. Ilyas, Gabby and Kiera are youth members of the council, which Emily supports as coordinator on behalf of the WNY Environmental Alliance. We’ll discuss the …

Call for Jail Releases: Miles Gresham, Rebecca Town, & Colleen Kristich on The Public GoodMay 19, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We speak with Miles Gresham and Rebecca Town of the Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc. and PPG Community Researcher Colleen Kristich. We discuss the impact of the public health crisis for folks in our county's jail facilities and what steps could be taken to safely …

Entertainment Connects Us: Lukia Costello on The Public GoodApril 28, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We are speaking with Lukia Costello, Founder/Director of MicroMania Film Festival and The New Hotness Media Institute. We'll be discussing alternative models to facilitate the growth of new voices in media production including supporting independent voices and …

Good Food: Rebekah Williams on The Public GoodApril 21, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We talk with Rebekah Williams of Massachusetts Avenue Project and the Good Food Buffalo Coalition. We discuss equitable food access and the importance of food systems during the COVID-19 emergency, and then turn to the big picture of "Good Food Purchasing" in the …

Protect Your Neighbors: Rahwa Ghirmatzion and Harper Bishop on The Public GoodMarch 31, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on the Public Good! We'll speak with Rahwa Ghirmatzion, Executive Director and Harper Bishop, Deputy Director of Movement Building for PUSH Buffalo on the work of neighborhood-based community groups in responding to residents' needs and the policies we need to push for now to protect …

Stop the Spread: Renee Cadzow and Lauren Clay on The Public GoodMarch 17, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Today we're bringing you a special edition of The Public Good radio show - filmed from home via Zoom, rather than in studio at Power 96.5 WNY. Our host Andrea is joined by Renee Cadzow, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Administration and Public Health at D'Youville College …

(Re)Investing in our Neighbor(hood)s: Kathryn Franco on The Public GoodMarch 10, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! The Western New York Law Center's Buffalo Niagara Community Reinvestment Coalition (BNCRC) is working towards ensuring investment in low to moderate income communities and communities of color through banking. Educate yourself with Kathryn Franco on how Community Benefit …

Leadership Development in Buffalo: Megan Connelly on The Public GoodMarch 3, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Join us this week on The Public Good! What goes into making a good leader? Find out from Megan Connelly of Open Buffalo who manages the organization's leadership development program Emerging Leaders. Hear about skills building topics include history of organizing and movement building, …

Cigarette Litter Initiative: Jenna Brinkworth, Sadie Kratt, and Priscilla Trageser on The Public GoodFebruary 25, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! Did you know cigarette butts are the #1 form of picked up litter in the world? Once a butt is tossed it’s with us for decades and does not bio degrade. This is not only a health concern but an environmental concern. We'll hear from representatives from Roswell …

WNY WALKS!: Phil Haberstro and Lucy Connery on The Public GoodFebruary 18, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! Trying to figure out how to get your daily steps in towards a healthier and greener lifestyle? WNY WALKS!, an initative of the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, is too. We'll be joined by Phil Haberstro, Executive Director and Lucy Connery, Health Promotion …