Current Events

Multi-Cultural Fundraiser Dinner

Sat. March 14th @ 3pm

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Community Development Committee Meeting

Tues. March 17th @ 6pm

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Thursday Nights Roc Da Mic 

Thurs. February 26th @ 9pm

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GDZ Tour

Thurs. March 19th @ 8am-9am

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Housing

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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Organizing

 

Upcoming: Community Building Meeting, Tues March 10th, 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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PUSH Green

Green Building Retrofits for small businesses & non-profits

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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 - #BlackLivesMatter Including John Walker's

      By Francis White Justice must be blind, because it turned its head in John Walker's direction for like 10 seconds, and hasn't looked remotely his way ever since. If "Black Lives Matter", here's a life that's been trying to clear his name for almost 20 years of a murder that there was shaky evidence at best to convict him on. Here's a life that has been telling anyone who will listen that he is an innocent man.

  • Under The Radar - McDonalds Says "Too Many Blacks In The Store"

      By Francis White  The more I keep living, the more some things don't surprise me anymore.  Apparently in Boston and Virginia last year, several workers were fired after they were told by management that “there are too many black people [working] in the store.” As part of the national movement to "raise the wage" or "the fight for fifteen" (raising the minimun wage to $15 per hour for all) the Coalition for Economic Justice (CEJ) and others are organizing an event this Friday, Fe...

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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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