Current Events

Job Seeker Drop-In

Thurs. August 21st @ 3pm

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Monthly Meeting

Sat. September 20th @ 3pm

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Community Development Committee Meeting

Tues. September 9th @ 6pm

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Thursday Nights Roc Da Mic

Thurs. August 28th @ 9pm

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GDZ Tour

Thurs. September 18th @ 8am-9am

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David Figueroa's Pig Roast/Jam Session

Sat. August 30th @ 4pm - ?

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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: Public Meeting on School 77, Wed. September 10th, 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

  • Under The Radar: Still Not Free, Ferguson to Buffalo Circa 1864

      By Francis White "If any free negro, or mulatto, in any county of this State, who is able to labour, shall be found spending his or her time in idleness and dissipation, or having no regular or honest employment or occupation which he or she is accustomed to follow, it shall and may be lawful for any citizen to apply to a justice of the peace of said county; and upon affidavit to obtain a warrant to arrest such person and bring him or her before some justice of said county..." "It shall n...

  • Under The Radar: Where all the kids at?

      By Francis White   So Buffalo has a big problem with school attendance; 43% of students in kindergarten alone are absent, and, the west side of the city is one of the areas greatly affected. If that's not reason enough to make members of an organization like PUSH Buffalo want to get involved in the Buffalo public education question, I don't know what is. A big part of having a truly sustainable community is having a system of public education that actually educates the public.

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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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