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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.

 

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Protect Your Neighbors: Rahwa Ghirmatzion and Harper Bishop on The Public GoodMarch 31, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on the Public Good! We'll speak with Rahwa Ghirmatzion, Executive Director and Harper Bishop, Deputy Director of Movement Building for PUSH Buffalo on the work of neighborhood-based community groups in responding to residents' needs and the policies we need to push for now to protect …

Stop the Spread: Renee Cadzow and Lauren Clay on The Public GoodMarch 17, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Today we're bringing you a special edition of The Public Good radio show - filmed from home via Zoom, rather than in studio at Power 96.5 WNY. Our host Andrea is joined by Renee Cadzow, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Administration and Public Health at D'Youville College …

(Re)Investing in our Neighbor(hood)s: Kathryn Franco on The Public GoodMarch 10, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! The Western New York Law Center's Buffalo Niagara Community Reinvestment Coalition (BNCRC) is working towards ensuring investment in low to moderate income communities and communities of color through banking. Educate yourself with Kathryn Franco on how Community Benefit …

Leadership Development in Buffalo: Megan Connelly on The Public GoodMarch 3, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Orlando Dickson

Join us this week on The Public Good! What goes into making a good leader? Find out from Megan Connelly of Open Buffalo who manages the organization's leadership development program Emerging Leaders. Hear about skills building topics include history of organizing and movement building, …

Cigarette Litter Initiative: Jenna Brinkworth, Sadie Kratt, and Priscilla Trageser on The Public GoodFebruary 25, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! Did you know cigarette butts are the #1 form of picked up litter in the world? Once a butt is tossed it’s with us for decades and does not bio degrade. This is not only a health concern but an environmental concern. We'll hear from representatives from Roswell …

WNY WALKS!: Phil Haberstro and Lucy Connery on The Public GoodFebruary 18, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! Trying to figure out how to get your daily steps in towards a healthier and greener lifestyle? WNY WALKS!, an initative of the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, is too. We'll be joined by Phil Haberstro, Executive Director and Lucy Connery, Health Promotion …

A Win for Frontline Arts Buffalo: Maria Ta and Zainab Saleh on The Public GoodFebruary 11, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! This week we'll hear from Maria Ta, Ujima Company, Inc. and Zainab Saleh, PPG, who are both leaders of Frontline Arts Buffalo. FAB's plank on the 2020 Community Agenda is "Equitable and Increased Representation of Frontline Communities in City of Buffalo Public Art." …

A-Z Action Through Language Reclamation: John Freeman on The Public GoodFebruary 4, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! We'll be speaking with author, John Freeman, whose recent book, Dictionary of the Undoing, which emphasizes not to retreat behind books, but to emphatically engage in the public sphere, to redefine what it means to be a literary citizen.  

Rundown of the 2020 PPG Community Agenda on The Public GoodJanuary 28, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good! Learn from our partners about their 2020 ideas for a better Buffalo which will guide Partnership for the Public Good in its research and advocacy work this upcoming year.

Highlighting Artists of Color: Shirley Verrico on The Public GoodJanuary 21, 2020, 10-10:30 pm

Zainab Saleh

Join us on The Public Good! Hear about Buffalo Arts Studio's exciting upcoming exhibitions with Jay Carrier and Mary Rouse from curator, Shirley Verrico. We will also be discussing the significance of highlighting the work of indigenous artists, outsider artists, and artists of color within …