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Talking Cities is the place where we investigate cutting-edge innovations for cities in America and beyond, featuring people working to create vibrant, healthier, more sustainable communities. Hosted by Matt Enstice, president & CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, a not-for-profit furthering economic growth, igniting urban revitalization, and building a strong, thriving community.

Nov 29, 2016

Cheryl Heller, founder of the first master’s level program in social design at the School of Visual Arts, talks with Matt about how she helps people see what is remarkable about what they do, driving change agents at PopTech, and why people...

Nov 22, 2016

John Fullerton, founder of the Capital Institute, reflects on the regenerative economy and the disruption of the financial system. John and Matt talk about the need to shift our mindset from reductionist thinking – focusing on the parts, the problems – to holistic thinking, to open up new opportunities.

Nov 10, 2016

Mark Rossi is a collaborative developer of innovative programs, tools and initiatives for integrating sustainable materials and safer chemicals into the economy. He founded BizNGO and is currently Executive Director of Clean Production Action Group.

Nov 8, 2016

Matt talks to Dr. Jennifer Obadia, Eastern US Regional Director for Healthcare Without Harm. They cover everything from the importance of understanding where food comes from and how it relates to job creation; the need to transform the national food system and what that means for city and state government; access...

Nov 1, 2016

Matt talks with Darius Pridgen, pastor and elected official in Buffalo, NY, about the role of the church in transforming communities. They discuss the need for a comprehensive plan to engage families; finding elected officials not afraid to make tough decisions to lead true systems change; and where he gets...