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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.

 

Upcoming Shows

WNYCOSH Worker Trainings: Jail Williams and Rachel Van Alstine on The Public GoodOctober 4, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week’s guests are Jaela Williams, Program Director, and Rachel Van Alstine, Staff Trainer, at the Western New York Council on Occupational Safety and Health (WNYCOSH). WNYCOSH provides worker safety and health trainings to thousands of workers in the …

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Jail Staffing: Nan Haynes and Nick Ramirez on The Public GoodSeptember 27, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Colleen Kristich

Join us on The Public Good. This week, we’re joined by UB law professor emeritus and activist Nan Haynes and Nick Ramirez, a public defender with Legal Aid. Our discussion will focus on Erie County jail staffing, a hot button issue over the past few months with many jail deputies and …

Electrify 2.0: Rick Steinberg and Whitney Skeans on The Public GoodSeptember 20, 2022, 10:30-11 pm

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week, Rick Steinberg with the Sierra Club Niagara Group will be joined Whitney Skeans, Senior Program Manager of Electric Vehicles at National Grid. They’ll be discussing the electrification of vehicles as well as the upcoming event Electrify

Daniel's Day Town Hall: Lindsay Acker and Colleen Kristich on The Public GoodSeptember 13, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Anna Blatto

Join us on The Public Good. This week’s guests are Lindsay Acker, a master’s level conflict resolution specialist at Erie County Restorative Justice Coalition (ECREJC). She’s joined by PPG Community Researcher Colleen Kristich.  Lindsay and Colleen will be discussing …

Creativity to the People: Unai Reglero on The Public GoodSeptember 6, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Tanvier Peart

Join us on The Public Good. This week's guest is Unai Reglero, who recently joined PPG as recipient of he Creatives Rebuild New York (CRNY) Artist Employment Program. For the next two years he'll be hosting "Creativity To The People," a creative advocacy agency working to amplify community-based …

Youth Education at MAP: Neena Hussey and Echo Martinez on The Public GoodAugust 30, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week’s guests are Neena Hussey, Youth Education Director at Massachusetts Avenue Project (MAP). She’ll be joined by MAP Youth Echo Martinez. The Massachusetts Avenue Project’s (MAP) mission is to nurture the growth of a diverse, accessible, …

The Calamus Project: Brian Brown and Sam Magavern on The Public GoodAugust 23, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Andrea Ó Súilleabháin

Join us on The Public Good. Our guests this week are Brian Brown, Production Manager, and Sam Magavern, Executive Producer, with the Calamus Project.  Calamus is a sequence of 45 poems that Walt Whitman wrote in the late 1850s about camaraderie, friendship, and love among men. The …

#HALTsolitary Western New York: Jerome Wright and Steve Hart on The Public GoodAugust 16, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Tanvier Peart

Join us on The Public Good. This week we’re featuring Jerome Wright and Steve Hart with the Western New York Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement and the #HALTsolitary Campaign. They’ll be discussing the Humane Alternatives to Long-Term (“HALT”) Solitary …

The Forgotten Population: Leah Angel Daniel on The Public GoodAugust 9, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week’s guest is Leah Angel Daniels, Founder and CEO of Fostering Greatness, Inc. The fourth item on the PPG's 2022 Community Agenda is The Forgotten Population: Foster Care Youth, Young Adults, and Alumni, on which Fostering Greatness is a leading …

City of Buffalo Proactive Rental Inspection Program: Cathy Amdur and Michael Ramos on The Public GoodAugust 2, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Sarah Wooton

Join us on The Public Good. This week’s guests are Cathy Amdur, Commissioner of the Department of Permit & Inspection Services along with the department’s Lead Hazard Control Outreach & Education Specialist Michael Ramos. They’ll be talking about their Proactive …

Clean Slate: NYS Assembly Members Jon Rivera and Catalina Cruz on The Public GoodJuly 26, 2022, 10:30-11 am

Tanvier Peart

Join us on The Public Good. This week we're talking with New York State Assembly Member Jon Rivera (representing Assembly District 149) and Assembly Member Catalina Cruz (representing Assembly District 39). Assembly Member Cruz is the primary Assembly sponsor of Clean Slate (A6399B).  Those …