OUR CITY's Anti-Displacement Month Kicks Off!

Published November 7, 2018

The Our CITY Coalition held a press conference to kick off November as Anti-Displacement Month, with upcoming events dedicated to inspire the Buffalo community to build a prosperous city for all.

Learning on the Move: Emerging Leaders’ Buffalo Bus Tour

Published October 1, 2018

On the Buffalo Bus Tour, Open Buffalo's Emerging Leaders traded the classroom for an opportunity to learn about the city on the road and on foot.   

Buffalo Selected for New Anti-Displacement Policy Network!

Published March 27, 2018

Ten cities will work together on strategies to fight displacement and build inclusive, prosperous cities.

People Power: Joining Forces to Address Gentrification in Buffalo

Published October 18, 2017

The summit stressed the interconnectedness of several problems in Buffalo, including police violence, the school to prison pipeline, lack of community control over resources, and racism.

NY Renews Coalition Makes Statement on Hurricane Harvey

Published August 28, 2017

Statewide NY Renews coalition pushes for legislative reforms to advance climate and community justice.

Tell Cuomo: NY Needs to Lead on Climate

Published March 17, 2017

It is unacceptable for New York to forgo aggressive climate action as President Trump works to dismantle vital climate and environmental protections. Support the Climate & Community Protection Act.

African Heritage Food Co-Op Joins Open Buffalo Network

Published February 23, 2017

This co-op is an answer to the lack of black food store ownership in the black community. It is an attempt at giving ownership and control to those that live in the community. It is an effort to allow the dollar to circulate in the community.

Free Special Edition Newspaper Advocates for a Renaissance in All Buffalo Neighborhoods

Published October 11, 2016

In collaboration with Open Buffalo, Rise Collaborative debuts the first issue of "No Boundaries" - a special-edition, free newspaper carrying stories from typically underreported areas of Buffalo.

Op-Ed: "Low-income New Yorkers take brunt of climate change"

Published June 7, 2016

None of us has the luxury of thinking climate change is someone else's problem, not even Albany.

PSC Taking Public Comments on Clean Energy Standard Plan

Published May 17, 2016

We are asking organizations that care about the transition to a renewable energy future to spread the word about these hearings and the public comment period.