Upcoming Events

May Day 2016 Buffalo Skate Party  

Sun May 1st, 2016 @ 2pm-5pm

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Next GDZ Tours

Wednesday May 11th, 2016 & Wednesday May 25th @ 8am-9am

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Monthly Meeting   

May 21st, 2016 @ 3pm

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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: North Buffalo Solar Info Session, Thurs. April 28th, 2016


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

Tenant Advocacy Campaign

Historical Campaigns 


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.


PUSH Green small business weatherization program video

99 Fast Food rev 1 from Samantha Nephew on Vimeo.

Minh Tran, owner of 99 Fast Food on Bailey Avenue was the latest to take advantage of our commercial energy program! He invested in his business by making 99 Fast Food energy efficient which means savings on his bills and a warmer space for his customers! Are you ready to make the investment?

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Blog updates

  • Under The Radar - May Day & The History of Exploitation

      By Francis White   After finding out that Buffalo Bills' coach Rex Ryan had joined the dark side of the force, I got a message from someone about a May Day 2016 skate party in Buffalo. For those of you who don't know, May Day (May 1st) is a universally accepted day around the world that is designated as International Worker's Day. It has its origins in the Haymarket Massacre of 1886 in Chicago.  Everyone knows, or should know by now the history of slavery and worker exploit...

  • May Day 2016 Skate Party in Buffalo

    Crossroads Collective: MAY DAY! from Hope Mora on Vimeo.   A group of organizations called the Cross Roads Collective have come together for a special May Day 2016 skate party in Buffalo.

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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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