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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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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 …

The Police Advisory Board: Michael Powell on The Public GoodJune 8, 2021, 10:30-11 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! We're talking today with the newly minted Chair of the Buffalo Police Advisory Board Michael Powell. He explains what the Police Advisory Board is, what it does, and why it is important for police accountability. We also talk about previous successes of the Police …

Ballot Initiative and Voting in Buffalo: Kartika Carr and RJ Haq on The Public GoodJune 1, 2021, 10:30-11 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our discussion this week is on Ballot Initiative and Voting in Buffalo and joining us are Kartika Carr and Dr. RJ Haq from VOICE Buffalo. We explain what a ballot initiative is and why one is necessary. We discuss the need for the independent police oversight board …

Erie County’s Pathway Forward: Chairwoman April Baskin on The Public GoodMay 25, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our guest this week is Erie County Legislature Chair April N. M. Baskin discussing the package of local laws she introduced which addresses systemic inequities in Erie County. We break down the five laws introduced in the Pathway Forward Package, why these laws a …

Family Day Care: Diane Abrams and Danyelle on The Public GoodMay 18, 2021, 10:30-11 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our topic is Family Day Care and we have Diane Abrams of the Workforce Solutions Consortium as well as Concerned Parent Danyelle with us to talk about it. We discuss the differences between Family Day Care vs. Traditional daycare and challenges that arose during the …

A Poet Laureate for Buffalo: Jillian Hanesworth on The Public GoodMay 11, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on the Public Good! We are lucky enough to have Buffalo's very own Poet Laureate Jillian Hanesworth. Jillian is Buffalo's first-ever Poet Laureate! We talk about what it was like for Jillian to help establish the position, the daily duties of a poet laureate, and what it's like to fill the …

The MRTA and its impacts on marijuana justice in Buffalo and NYS: Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes on The Public GoodMay 4, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our very special next guest is Hon. Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes, Majority Leader of the New York State Assembly. Majority Leader Peoples-Stokes joins us to discuss her historic leadership in passing the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA), which legalized the use …

Police Letter to the AG Office: Buffalo Citizens for Council Accountability on The Public GoodApril 27, 2021, 10:30-11:30 am

Orlando Dickson

Join us on The Public Good! Our guests this week are Christina, Courtney, and Stephanie from Buffalo Citizens for Council Accountability. They discuss their complaint to the Attorney General’s Office on Buffalo’s Police Reform Agenda and its lack of resident input. We also talk about …