Breathing Easier in Buffalo’s Public Housing

After several years of health advocacy and discussion, we were excited when Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority (BMHA) officials contacted us in January  2016 about proposing a smoke-free policy. We were even more thrilled last Thursday when BMHA’s board of commissioners unanimously approved the policy during its March meeting. The BMHA joins Albany, Rochester, Syracuse and a … Continued

Lights, Camera, Take Action

The world was abuzz with red carpet fanfare Sunday evening. Leo finally took home his Best Actor award. “Spotlight” won Best Picture. And in my opinion, my Olean Reality Check (RC) group won the Best Youth Advocacy award for activities the group held last week during International Week of Action (IWOA). Held annually the week leading up … Continued