Green Jobs and Housing Victory!


Last week, Governor-elect Cuomo announced a new Green and Healthy Homes fund in the amount of $2.1 million to be administered by the Community Foundation. PUSH helped shape the proposal for the fund and is eager to see the monies used to dramatically expand weatherization, abatement and green jobs training in Buffalo's neighborhoods. Kudos go to the Foundation and the Attorney General's office for having the foresight to create the fund. As PUSH co-founder Eric Walker states in the following release from the AG's offfice, "The fund dovetails perfectly with the state�s effort to bring energy efficiency upgrades to tens of thousands of homes, spur economic development, and deliver on the promise of green jobs. For PUSH, going green isn't just a lifestyle, it�s about survival.� Check out the press release to learn more!