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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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Free the People WNY Part 2: Kim Smith, Breyana Clark, and Miles Gresham on The Public GoodNovember 9, 2021, 10-10:30 am

Tanvier Peart

Join us on The Public Good! This week, our guests are Kim Smith, Deputy Political Director, Rochester VOCAL-NY - Voices Of Community Activists & Leaders, and WNY Campaigns Coordinator Breyana Clark, and Miles Gresham, PPG Policy Fellow. We discuss part two of the Free The People …

Free the People WNY Part 1: Dejia James and Donna Robinson on The Public GoodNovember 2, 2021, 10-10:30 am

Tanvier Peart

Our guests on this week's episode of The Public Good are Dejia James, Manager of Membership Engagement at The New York Immigration Coalition, and Donna Robinson, Release Aging People in Prison - RAPP WNY Organizer. This is the first in two episodes where we discuss the Free The …

"The Harder we Run": Dr. Henry-Louis Taylor on The Public GoodOctober 26, 2021, 10:30-11 am

Miles Gresham

On this week's Public Good radio show, we're live with Dr. Henry-Louis Taylor, Director of the Center for Urban Studies at UB and lead researcher of the new report, "The Harder We Run: The State of Black Buffalo in 1990 and the Present." Listen in as we discuss the research findings and …

Equitable and Affordable Mobility in Buffalo - Tyler Madell on The Public GoodSeptember 14, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on the Public Good! On this week's show, we're joined by our partner Shared Mobility, a Buffalo-based organization that works to build innovative shared transportation programs and make mobility more affordable, accessible, and equitable. With our guest Tyler Madell, we discussed their …

The Right to Know Law: Miles Gresham on the Public GoodAugust 17, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

On this week's episode of The Public Good, we talk with PPG Policy Fellow Miles Gresham about the recent Common Council approved Right to Know law. Miles explains why this law is important and what it means for residents and protests. We also discuss some concerning issues in the corrections system …

Homeless Alliance of WNY: Kexin Ma on The Public GoodAugust 10, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! This week we spoke with Kexin Ma, Executive Director of the Homeless Alliance of Western New York . Kexin shares with us the services the Homeless Alliance of WNY provides to support individuals experiencing homeslessness including the Continuum of Care program. Tune in …

Fostering Greatness: Leah Angel Daniel on The Public GoodAugust 3, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our guest this week is Leah Daniel, founder and executive director of Fostering Greatness Inc. She talks with us about her organization which assists transitioning foster care alumni of color from ages 16 to 35 with life skills, housing stability, education, and personal …

NYS Legislative Wins and Future Challenges: Tanvier Peart on The Public GoodJune 29, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! This week we talk with PPG Just Recovery coordinator Tanvier Peart about some of the legislative wins and future challenges in Western New York and at the state level. We discuss what the changes mean for WNY and why we still have a lot to work on to create a more just …

NYS Legislative Wins and Future Challenges: Tanvier Peart on The Public GoodJune 29, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! This week we talk with PPG Just Recovery coordinator Tanvier Peart about some of the legislative wins and future challenges in Western New York and at the state level. We discuss what the changes mean for WNY and why we still have a lot to work on to create a more just …

West Valley Education and Action Series: West Valley Action Network and Indigenous Women's Initiative on The Public GoodJune 15, 2021, 10:30-11 am

Orlando Dickson

Joining us on The Public Good are the West Valley Action Network and the Indigenous Women’s Initiative. We discuss their Education Series around the issues with Nuclear Waste in Western New York and talk about why it’s so important to clean the nuclear waste site. Listen in to find out …