OB Welcomes Dr. Jim Golden as Clean Mobility Fellow

Published July 1, 2024

In this role, Golden will spearhead Open Buffalo's contributions to the Clean Mobility Buffalo initiative, a coalition-based project funded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). We are thrilled to welcome Golden, a longtime supporter of OB's ecological justice projects, to the team!

A Milestone in Pursuit of "Getting the Lead Out"

Published December 19, 2023

Open Buffalo is proud to help bring to the public a new data-mapping tool that will help our community develop a clearer picture of the problem of lead pipes delivering water to city homes.

Open Buffalo Launches Ecology Center Capital Campaign!

Published November 21, 2023

The Open Buffalo Ecology Center is a 10-acre urban refuge that will be housed on Buffalo’s East Side. It will offer the ample green space, outdoor recreation, educational opportunities, and community-building spaces and activities intended to correct the financial and physical harms inflicted upon Black bodies amid decades of environmental racism, systematic disinvestment, and a worsening climate crisis. 

Ya'Ukuu featured on WBFO's "What's Next?"

Published October 4, 2023

Ecological Justice Coordinator Tendaji Ya'Ukuu sat down to discuss these projects and more with WBFO's "What's Next?" program.

How Clean Is Buffalo's Transportation?

Published May 22, 2023

A collective of buffalo organizations are looking to collaborate with community members to address clean mobility issues throughout the East Side of Buffalo.

FREE Residential Soil Sampling

Published May 12, 2023

Open Buffalo is collaborating with a professor and Environmental Science Ph.D. to test the soil of homes within a half-mile radius of the previous General Motors and American Axel Site; in labs at Buffalo State University.

WKBW Visits Open Buffalo

Published April 21, 2023

Open Buffalo makes the News!

Request for Proposals: Community Partner Sought For Community Based Green Energy Project Focused On East Side

Published February 27, 2023

Heart of The City Neighborhood Inc. (HOCN) and Open Buffalo seek a Stakeholder Liaison to assure project connection with and representation of communities of people living in Buffalo’s East Side for a green mobility initiative.  Responses to this RFP must be received by 12pm, March 23, 2023.

Request for Proposals: Marketing/Advertising Team Sought For Community Based Green Energy Project

Published February 17, 2023

Heart of The City Neighborhood Inc. (HOCN) and Open Buffalo seek a communications team to shape branding, public relations, and marketing for a community-based 2.5 year campaign focused on green mobility in Buffalo’s East Side.

Ecological Justice Training Coming 12/3. Register Today!

Published October 20, 2022

Learn about the history of environmental contamination in WNY, causes of climate change, and Just Transition solutions to help save the planet.