Upcoming Events

Taste of PUSH free Community Dinner 

Sat. Nov 21st @ 3pm

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Community Development Committee Meeting

Tues. November 17th @ 6pm

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Next GDZ Tours

December 2nd, December 18th, January 20th, 2016 & February 17th, 2016 @ 8am-9am

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Thursday Nights Roc Da Mic 

Thurs. October 29th @ 8pm

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In 2007, PUSH established its first rental property as a centerpiece of affordable housing and local job creation. Our first two properties, which were acquired and rehabilitated by our organization and our members, were 3-unit buildings on Massachusetts Avenue and Chenango Street.

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Upcoming: Energy Democracy Committee Meeting, Tues. Nov. 24th, 2015

Local group protests overcharges by National Fuel Gas

Hundreds hope for help with heat 

Community organizing is the lifeblood of PUSH. Since 2005, with the success of our Block by Block campaign, we have called on neighborhood residents and allies to participate in half a dozen direct-action and legislative campaigns. 

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Current Campaigns

Energy Democracy

High Road Economic Development

Responsible Banking 

School 77

Historical Campaigns 


Weatherization and Winterization Workshops

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WINTER IS HERE!!! If we've learned anything from the start of the cold weather season it's that Buffalo NY really is the City of Good Neighbors. That's why we have the Friends and Neighbors program for weatherization. Sometimes, things are best done together.

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PUSH’s main achievement in scaling up energy efficiency retrofits in Buffalo, is Green Jobs – Green New York, an innovative law drafted in partnership with the Center for Working Families in NYC.

In 2012, PUSH Buffalo founded PUSH Green, a non-profit weatherization and energy efficiency program.

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Blog updates

  • Under The Radar - Buffalo Refugees Not Wanted

      By Francis White  So some people are upset because the price of French fries has gone up, they won’t be able to get tickets to the Tour De France or tickets to the French Open, and all of it is the Syrian people’s fault. Whatever your view of the “who did it and why they did it” aspect of the French terror/serial murder attacks that happened this month, there’s no denying that it was a terrible thing that happened. My deepest concerns go out to the French people and the loved ones of...

  • Bank Shame Campaign Hearing @ Buffalo Common Council this Thursday

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GSNC Youth Center

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The mission of PUSH’s Grant Street Neighborhood Center (GSNC) is to provide an open, safe and productive community space with resources and programs that respond to expressed community needs.

The Grant Street Neighborhood Center serves as a drop-in community center for the public. Our open, safe and productive space provides daily activities and programming that are intentionally infused with opportunities to build critical consciousness through participatory education.

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