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Local Organizations Demand Immediate Action on Climate from NYS Senate Leadership

Local just transition advocates and frontline community members representing the Crossroads Collective and the statewide NY Renews coalition applaud the leadership of NYS Assemblymembers Crystal Peoples-Stokes (D),...

Recap: MAP Youth Attend D.C. Climate March

Author: Mariama McCoy, MAP Youth Buffalo youth had the chance to go to D.C for the People’s Climate March which they began their morning with very uncomfortable seating as they “ slept with broken necks on the bus.” Having to walk far with their suitcases, luckily they were early to all their buses along with [&hellip

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Free Film Showing: Story of the decline of the coal industry, the cost to...

Special Showing of the New  National Geographic Documentary Film  FROM THE ASHES. Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM,North Presbyterian Church,300 North Forest Rd., Williamsville, NY. From The Ashes is a groundbreaking new documentary...

Water Blessing at Canalside: Join the Sisters of Mercy, International Guests, Native Americans and...

JOIN US IN A WATER BLESSING Friday, June 23, 2017     Canalside at 10:00AM More than 300 Sisters of Mercy of the Americas will gather for their congregational Chapter meeting from June 19 – June 29, 2017  at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in dow...

NY Renews Coalition Reacts to Gov. Cuomo’s New Climate, Jobs and Justice Initiatives in...

Following President Trump’s decision to exit the Paris Accords, Governor Cuomo announced the creation of a climate and jobs initiative and the creation of an environmental justice and just transition working group. NY Renews, a coalition of 109 labor, community, and environmental organizations, released the following statement in response: "We applaud the Governor in the wake of Trump's

Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative seeks community input

The  Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (“JDAI”), a collaboration between the Erie County Department of Social Services (“ECDSS”), Erie County Family Court and the New York State Office...

A Diverse NY Coalition Seeks to Pass Landmark Climate Policies Centered on Justice and...

NY Renews is a coalition of 109 labor, community, environmental, and social justice organizations across the state of New York from Buffalo to Brooklyn. The coalition seeks a transition from dirty fossil fuels to 100% clean renewable energy with good ...

New York State is Betting Big that by Switching to Cleaner Power it will...

How New York Is Building the Renewable Energy Grid of the Future This is a story of ripping up old incentives that encouraged selling as much electricity as possible, then unleashing the entrepreneurs. By Leslie Kaufman, InsideClimate News    May...
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David DiPietro’s Queer Dance Party in Protest of Assemblyman’s Racist Agenda

Members of the group Queers for Racial Justice graced Assembly Member DiPietro’s District Office with a dance party/ protest meant to highlight his involvement in the TEA...

Eco-Friendly Electric Buses for Buffalo?

Sierra Club Niagara Group is advocating for the NFTA to purchase ELECTRIC BUSES, which have zero emissions and so are more eco-friendly than the existing buses.The group is hosting a consultant to make a presentation about assisting transit agencies wi...
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9 People Arrested At #fireSheriffHoward Protest at Holding Center

We are being told a total of 9 people have been arrested today involving a string of protests surrounding embattled Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard. All 9 are...

2017 Annual Meeting Awards Luncheon — League of Women Voters Buffalo/Niagara

BUFFALO - NIAGARA Honoring  Roger Cook Recipient of the  Making Democracy Work Award Saturday, June 3, 2017 Hyatt Place Restaurant, 5020 Main Street, Amherst  Lunch served at noon. Reserve by 5.25.2017
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