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Buffalo Co-Lab

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Buffalo Co-Lab advances an equitable economy and democratic community, collaboratively integrating scholarly and practical understanding to strengthen civic action.

Robert Chudy

Buffalo, NY
PUSH Buffalo
  • Research property ownership and property conditions of neighborhoods on Buffalo’s West Side to identify those burdened by a variety of liens that prevent them from being sold
  • Research on best practices of utility companies in other cities to reinvest in neighborhood weatherization or related projects
  • Community outreach and organizing to support PUSH initiatives for neighborhood revitalization
  • Activities coordinated by Aaron Bartley, Executive Director, PUSH Buffalo.

People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH) Buffalo is a grassroots, non-profit community organizations working to rebuild the West Side of Buffalo. PUSH organizes residents to confront institutions that perpetuate poverty on the West Side and to create and implement an action plan for improving the neighborhood.  We strive to build a democratic, action-oriented organization capable of addressing the lack of living wage jobs and poor housing conditions.