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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

Low Wage Workers and Poverty in Buffalo: Nicole Hallet on The Public GoodMay 29, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Nicole Hallet discussing Low Wage Workers and Poverty in Buffalo. Listen in, then to learn more about her work read this article here.  The show will air live on Power 96.5 WNY at 7 pm, and on PPG's Facebook page at …

The Blackness Project: Korey Green on The Public GoodJune 5, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Korey Green Director of the Blackness Project. He is also the Editor, Writer, and Producer of many other films such as "The Romans". Listen in, then to learn more about his work please visit the Black Rose Productions website here.  The …

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 …

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, …

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

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Trina Buuruss Branch manager at First Niagara Bank discussing banking and financial literacy. Listen in, then to learn more about North West's new branch and education center read this article here.  The show will air live on Power 96.5 …

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 Citizens for Regional Transit, the recent developments in NFTA practices and much more! Listen in, then to learn more listen to Holly Nowak discuss NFTA reform …

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 …

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Persons with Developmental Disabilities Rights: Andrew Marcum from Voice Buffalo on the The Public GoodMay 22, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Andrew Marcum from Voice Buffalo discussing Developmental Disability Day, relocating the OPWDD office within the City of Buffalo, and more! Listen in, then to learn more listen to Andrew Marcum discuss this initiative here. The show will air …

Dangerous Lead Exposure in The City of Buffalo: Katie Pieri on the Public GoodMay 8, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Katie Pieri from the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo discussing the ending of lead poisoning of Buffalo’s most vulnerable citizens. Listen in, then to learn more visit the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo's website …

Make Marijuana the Lowest Level Law Enforcement Priority: India Walton on The Public GoodMay 1, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from India Walton discussing marijuana enforcement in the City of Buffalo. Listen in, then to learn more visit the Justice and opportunity Facebook page here.  The show will air live on Power 96.5 WNY at 7 pm, …

Holding the NFTA Accountable: Doug Funke on the Public GoodApril 24, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Doug Funke discussing Citizens for Regional Transit and the recent developments within NFTA practices. Listen in, then to learn more visit their website here. The show will air live on Power 96.5 WNY at 7 pm, and on PPG's Facebook page at 1 pm …

Holding Developers Accountable: Robert Galbraith on the Public GoodApril 17, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us for The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Robert Galbraith discussing his research and analysis on a variety of topics relating to corporate and government accountability. Listen in, then to learn more visit the Public Accountability Initiative here. The show will air live …

Property Tax Exemption in the City of Buffalo: Ed Jackson and Christiana Limniatis on the Public GoodMarch 27, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Christiana Limniatis, Director of Preservation Services and Edwin Jackson Executive Director West Side Neighborhood Housing Services Inc. discussing tax exemption in the City of Buffalo Listen in, then to learn more visit …

Health Care Workers Fight for Higher Pay and a Union: Dominique Jones and Cynthia Mcallister on The Public GoodMarch 20, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Dominique Jones and Cynthia Mcallister on The Public Good discussing demanding higher pay and a union. Listen in, then to learn more visit the  Health Care Workers Rising Facebook page here.  The show will air live on Power …

Art and Social Justice: Dorothea Braemer from Locust Street Art on the The Public GoodMarch 13, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Dorothea Braemer discussing Locust Street Art and social justice. Listen in, then to learn more visit the Locust Street Art website here and Facebook page here.  The show will air live on Power 96.5 WNY at 7 …

Solitary Confinement in Erie County: Jerome Wright on The Public GoodMarch 6, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

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Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Jerome Wright discussing Solitary Confinement in Erie County. Listen in, then to learn more visit the NY Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement website here and Facebook page here.  The show will air live on Power …

Workers Rights are Human Rights: Wendt Workers on The Public GoodFebruary 27, 2018, 7-7:30 pm

Sam Magavern

Join us on The Public Good this week! We'll hear from Jeff George and Bill Hudson from the Workers Freedom Coalition of Western NY. We'll be talking about workers' issues on the floor of Wendt's production location in Cheektowaga, represented by Iron Workers Shopmen Local 576.