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Sunday, July 10 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
PUSH Buffalo's Green Development Zone - A Model for Development Without Displacement

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PUSH Buffalo’s Green Development Zone is a place-based initiative anchored in a 25-block section of Buffalo’s West Side that includes green affordable housing construction, community-based renewable energy projects, housing weatherization, green jobs training, and urban agriculture. This session will include presentations on different aspects of the model and how the comprehensive community development approach creates opportunities to build wealth and equity in our neighborhoods.


Jenifer Kaminsky

Director of Planning and Community Development, PUSH Buffalo
Jenifer Kaminsky is an urban planner who focuses on community development and planning, creation of affordable housing, and green infrastructure. She currently resides in Buffalo, New York, where she serves as Director of Planning and Community Development for People United for Sustainable... Read More →

Jason Kulaszewski

PUSH Green Program Manager, PUSH Buffalo
Jason Kulaszewski is currently Director for PUSH Buffalo’s PUSH Green Energy Efficiency and Solar Programs. These programs connect home and business owners to low cost installations of energy efficiency and solar measures to drive job growth in disadvantaged communities throughout... Read More →

Edwin Padilla

Edwin Padilla, Director of Operations, PUSH Buffalo; Edwin was born and raised in Buffalo NY. He started working in the community at a young age, first with the Hispanic Conference of WNY and then with local political campaigns. He currently lives on the Westside of Buffalo with his... Read More →

Sunday July 10, 2016 11:15am - 12:30pm EDT
Bulger Communication Center West