Public Good Radio Take Action

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

Democracy Fellow Micheal Zak: on the Public GoodAugust 21, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Micheal Zak, Co-Founder and Worker Owner at Gro-op, and Board Chair at Buffalo Cooperative Federal Credit Union. Discussing his work as a Democracy Fellow and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about …

Democracy Fellow Michelle Jones: on the Public GoodAugust 26, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Michelle Jones, Open Buffalo's Democracy Fellow, discussing her work as a Democracy Fellow and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about Michelle Jones and the Democracy Fellows here. The show will air …

Democracy Fellow Bernadette Giles: on the Public GoodAugust 28, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Bernadette Giles, Open Buffalo's Democracy Fellow, discussing her work as a Democracy Fellow and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about Bernadette Giles and the Democracy Fellows here. The show will …

Recent Shows View All

Buffalo Museum of Science: President and CEO on The Public GoodAugust 14, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Marisa Wigglesworth, President, and CEO at Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences. Discussing the Buffalo Science Museum and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about the Buffalo Science …

Cruelty and Cost: Money Bail in Buffalo: Andrea Ó Súilleabháin on the Public GoodAugust 7, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

What is PPG's report on bail, " Cruelty and Cost: Money Bail in Buffalo", about? "We recorded data from 240 arraignment hearings, and what we found is that bail is set very often in the city of Buffalo. It was set in 64% of the cases that we watched, and every one of those cases when a judge set …

Peace and Parmesan: Young Entrepreneur Discussing Clothing Line on The Public GoodJuly 31, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Moshe' Douglas, Founder of a clothing line called Peace and Parmesan, discussing his clothing line and other topics centered around the city of Buffalo. Listen in, then learn more about the Peace and Parmesan clothing line here. The show will …

High Road Fellowship: Cornell High Road Fellows on the Public GoodJuly 24, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We’ll talk to students, Hannah Bollinger from Western New York Council, Ashni Verma from WNY Environmental Alliance, and, Richard Gan from Partnership for the Public Good. The students are all from Cornell University's ILR High Road …

Predatory Banking Practices: James Cutler on The Public GoodJuly 17, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from James Cutler from Good Neighbors Credit Union discussing the benefits of a credit union, financial literacy and much more! Listen in, then to learn more visit the Good Neighbors Credit Union here. The show will air live on Power 96.5 WNY at 7 …

NFTA Reform: Holly Nowak on The Public GoodJuly 10, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Holly Nowak Community Organizer for Coalition for Economic Justice discussing Buffalo Transit Riders United, recent developments in NFTA practices and much more! Listen in, then to learn more listen to Holly Nowak discuss NFTA reform …

Labor Takes the High Road: John Baker and Hannah Lorenc on the Public GoodJuly 3, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We’ll hear from John Baker and Hannah Lorenc on their work as High Road Fellows exploring the impact of organized labor on Western New York. Listen in, then learn more about the High Road Fellowship here. The show will air live on Power 96.5 WNY at 7 pm, …

Banking & Financial Literacy: Trina Burruss on The Public GoodJune 26, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Trina Burruss Regional Vice President & Community Relationship Officer at Northwest Bank discussing banking and financial literacy. Listen in, then to learn more about North West's new branch and education center read this article …

Employment Opportunities for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals: Dixie Farr on the Public GoodJune 19, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Dixie FarrLife Skills Educator/Job Coach from the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) discussing the offerings of (CEO). Listen in, then to learn more about (CEO) visit the website here. The show will air live on Power 96.5 WNY at 7 pm, …

Toxic waste on several acres of a plant on East Delavan Avenue: Virginia Golden on the Public GoodJune 12, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Virginia Golden a resident of Delavan-Grider neighborhood discussing the stalled cleanup of the former General Motors plant on East Delavan Avenue. Listen in, then to learn more about his work please read this article here. The show will air …