Initiative: People's Health Sanctuary

North Troy Environmental Justice Film Festival


Just in time to honor the true spirit of Earth Day, the North Troy Environmental Justice Film Festival presents a slate of grassroots media projects with the lofty goal of changing the world. From April 21 through May 5, a series of online screenings, presentations and workshops will highlight the struggles of “ordinary” people from …

Arica: a Toxic Waste Scandal with “Our Soil” panel


Apr. 25
Arica: a Toxic Waste Scandal with “Our Soil” panel
Picture of Mia Nilo a Sanctuary neighbor who volunteers weekly bringing food to the free food box that is part of our Emerging from Darkness participatory altar

Freedom Square Installation Bringing Community Together


By Erika Leigh Troy

The Emerging From Darkness Art Installation has been in Freedom Square in Troy since Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, but many members of the community are just starting to learn about it. …

Black History: Capital Region Youth Rise Up!


Feb. 27
Black History: Capital Region Youth Rise Up!

People’s Health Sanctuary presents: Community Forum to Address Capital Region Health System Merger


Mar. 04
People’s Health Sanctuary presents: Community Forum to Address Capital Region Health System Merger

Vigils mark grim Covid milestone


 

Dan Levy
Updated: January 19, 2021 11:39 PM
Created: January 19, 2021 11:34 PM

TROY – At Freedom Circle in North Central Troy, there was an alter built by youth in the community to shine a light, not just on the loss of 400,000 lives from Covid-19, but also for …

People’s Health Sanctuary presents: Dying with Dignity in New York


Mar. 19
People’s Health Sanctuary presents: Dying with Dignity in New York
LaFargeHolcim sign

Clearing the Air in Coeymans: Community Forum on Clean Air vs. Tire Burning


Feb. 09
Clearing the Air in Coeymans: Community Forum on Clean Air vs. Tire Burning

MLK Holiday Labor and Community Celebration: Rise Up! The Struggle Continues…



Jan. 18
MLK Holiday Labor and Community Celebration: Rise Up! The Struggle Continues…


People’s Health Sanctuary presents: End-of-Life in the Age of Covid


Dec. 04
People’s Health Sanctuary presents: End-of-Life in the Age of Covid
Altar_Heal_Our_Wounded_by Nancy Weber

Memorial Altar: “Emerging from Darkness”


01/17/2021 – 05/01/2021
Memorial Altar: “Emerging from Darkness”

‘Time for Reckoning’ on WMHT examines post-protest response


Airing Monday, special features activists’ demands, officials’ answers


Oct. 25, 2020Updated: Oct. 25, 2020 2:57 p.m.

 

Activist Jamaica Miles — shown at a July protest in Schenectady — is one of the panelists featured in “The Time for Reckoning” airing at 9 p.m. Monday on WMHT. (Lori Van Buren/Times Union)Lori …

Uptown Summer 2020 – Media & Design


Uptown Summer 2020 participated in media and design projects as part of their work …

Troy kids research Hudson River water quality


 

WNYT Staff
Created: August 21, 2020 08:27 PM

Young people from Troy are taking on the water quality in the Hudson River.

A new collaboration between Riverkeeper and the Sanctuary for Independent Media is giving Troy kids a chance to learn more about the Hudson. …

Black August People’s Clinic


Aug. 21
Black August People’s Clinic