Current Events

Community Building Meeting

Tues. October 13th @ 6pm

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Community Development Committee Meeting

Tues. October 20th @ 6pm

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Thursday Nights Roc Da Mic 

Thurs. October 29th @ 8pm

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GDZ Tour

Wed. October 8th @ 8am-9am

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Building Blocks Breakfast 

Tues. November 10th @ 8am

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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: Foreclosure October, Fri. Oct. 9th, 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

PUSH Green

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 - Solar City No Goals

      By Francis White  Everybody was spreading the #buffalove when Solar City was announced. I remember that there were photo ops, selfies, high fives, and Kool-Aid smiles. I even think I saw an old lady bust out and start pop locking and break dancing.

  • Under The Radar - High Light Bill Tour

       By Francis White Have you ever heard of the game Russian Roulette? You know the one where there is one bullet placed in a revolver, and each participant in the game spins the bullet spinner before each of them take a turn at pulling the trigger of the gun while its aimed at their head? That’s sort of what it’s like when many of us have to decide between energy costs/paying utility bills and buying other life necessities like food.

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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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