This author Laura Evans has created 3 entries.

PUSH Attends U.S. Water Alliance Summit in Austin, Texas

Last month, PUSH Buffalo participated in the U.S. Water Alliance’s One Water Summit in Austin, Texas. The theme of the Summit was “One Water, One Future” and brought in people from across the country who work in many different sectors to talk about taking a holistic approach to water management. Members of the U.S. Water Alliance include water providers, public officials, business leaders, agricultural interests, environmental organizations, community leaders, policy organizations, and more.   PUSH’s Executive Director, Rahwa Ghirmatzion, and Community

Street Team Academy Builds Community Power

The PUSH Buffalo Organizing Team kicked off 2019 by building power through its second annual Street Team and Youth Action Team Academy, which took place every Saturday from 10:00am to 5:00pm in the School 77 gymnasium during the month of March. The purpose of the Street Team is to organize young people living in frontline communities who are directly impacted by institutional and systemic oppression to build relationships and develop community leaders. The Youth Action Team is a team of youth

PUSH Rallies for Climate Justice in Albany

What do we want? Pass the CCPA! When do we want it? Now!   On Tuesday, April 9th at 4am, a diverse cross section of PUSH Buffalo members boarded a bus from Buffalo to the New York State Capitol in Albany, New York for a day of statewide climate justice action – the #ClimateJusticeCountdown – organized by the NY Renews coalition. On our way to Albany, we stopped by Rochester to pick up more of our partners from Citizen Action of