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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.

 

Upcoming Shows

Avoiding Footage Follies: Sarah Wooton on The Public GoodDecember 1, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We'll speak with PPG Community Researcher, Sarah Wooton, on her recent research into footage release policies for the Buffalo Police Department. Best practices including prompt and free release of footage involving misconduct, proactive release of footage for …

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Participatory Budgeting for Buffalo: Kathryn Franco and Rebecca Newberry on The Public GoodNovember 24, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We'll be learning about the process of participatory budgeting (PB) and how it can increase democratic participation in funding decisions by local entities including government. Our guests are Kathryn Franco from Buffalo Niagara Community Reinvestment Coalition and …

Concerns on Proposed Police Data System: Stephen Hart and Andrea Ó Súilleabháin on The Public GoodNovember 3, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! The City of Buffalo announced a proposed 3-year contract with SAS Institute to create a data analytics center and “use predictive modeling to determine best practices,” with “police training and practices” as the first use of the technology. On …

Police Reform: Taniver Peart, Colleen Kristich, and Orlando Dickson on The Public GoodOctober 27, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This week's show continues our series on police reform. We talk with PPG staff members Tanvier Peart, Colleen Kristich, and Orlando Dickson all of whom work on issues of police reform for PPG and individually participate in the work of Buffalo Police Advisory …

Stitchin' Success: Dawne Hoeg on The Public Good!October 20, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We'll be joined by one of our partner organizations, Stitch Buffalo, an inclusive space for Refugee and Immigrant women to create handcrafted goods and find economic empowerment; a textile art center for community members to gain and share skills in the textile …

Making Language Access Law: Steven Sanyu, Meghan Maloney de Zaldivar, and Colleen Kristich on The Public GoodOctober 6, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! On this week's radio show, we discuss advocacy to pass a county-wide language access law in Erie County. Listen in to learn what language access is and how we can ensure that language is not a barrier to residents' receiving public services or participating fully in …

Addressing Health and Climate through Housing: PUSH Green on The Public GoodSeptember 22, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This Tuesday PUSH Green and PPG staff discuss the initial research of an ongoing evaluation of the PUSH Green home weatherization program. They have interviewed over 40 former PUSH Green participants to assess how the program, which makes homes more efficient and safe …

Fines and Fees Victory: Jalonda Hill, George Nicholas, and Diane Elze on The Public GoodSeptember 15, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We're joined by three members of the Fair Fines + Fees Coalition - Buffalo: Jalonda Hill, coordinator of the Coalition and a paralegal at the Western New York Law Center, Pastor George Nicholas of the Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church and the African American …

Reimagine Justice: Celebrating LEAD on The Public GoodSeptember 8, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! LEAD, Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion, is a collaborative pre-arrest diversion program between Community and Law Enforcement that stops arrests for nonviolent offenses that occur due to poverty, substance abuse, and mental health. The hard fought campaign for LEAD in …

An Anti-Racist Education: Dr. Dia Bryant, Samuel Radford III, and Jessica Bauer Walker on The Public GoodAugust 18, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This week we are amplifying a snippet of our August 13th workshop focusing on the policy strategies needed to make education equitable in the short and long term. We're joined by Dr. Dia Bryant of The Education Trust–New York, Samuel Radford III of CAO Better …

Talking Transit: Doug Funke on The Public GoodJuly 28, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This week we talk with Doug Funke of Citizens for Regional Transit. We discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted inequities--how difficult it can be for those without vehicles to access jobs and basic needs such as food and healthcare. In our city and …