Current Events

Job Seeker Drop-In

Thurs. August 21st @ 3pm

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Monthly Meeting

Sat. August 23rd @ 3pm

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Community Development Committee Meeting

Tues. August 12th @ 6pm

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Thursday Nights Roc Da Mic

Thurs. July 31st @ 9pm

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GDZ Tour

Thurs. August 21st @ 8am-9am

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Meeting on old School 77 building

Weds. July 23rd @ 6m

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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: Grant St Community Clean Up, Weds. July 30, 2014

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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PUSH Green

Green Building Retrofits for small businesses & non-profits

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Why PUSH Green? Because Winter is Coming. Get Energy Efficient. Contact us today!

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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

  • PUSH Appointments New Deputy Director

    Hello PUSH Supporters - This post has some exciting news about the appointment of a new Deputy Director at PUSH, so please read on! PUSH has experienced tremendous growth in recent years. This year we will advance our comprehensive community development plan by transforming twenty-four different vacant sites on the West Side into high-quality affordable housing.

  • Free Rain Barrels For Qualifying Residents

      Very rainy days make for good opportunities to collect all this rain water and put it to good use.This is rain water that would otherwise be wasted, and/or contribute to the pollution of our waterways in Buffalo NY. Well good news is here, rain barrels will be made available at the PUSH Blue work yard located at 298 Hamsphire Street each Wednesday from 5 PM – 7 PM and Thursday from 10 AM – 2 PM while supplies last. To see if you are eligible to receive a free rain barrel contact: Es Jimen...

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GSNC Youth Center

UPDATE: GSNC Girl & Guy Talk Youth Job Fair 

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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