June 18 – The Poor People’s and Low Wage Workers Mass Assembly and Moral March on Washington and To The Polls

05/20/2022
๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ข๐—ฃ๐—Ÿ๐—˜โ€™๐—ฆ ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—ช ๐—ช๐—”๐—š๐—˜ ๐—ช๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ž๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ฆ ๐— ๐—”๐—ฆ๐—ฆ ๐—”๐—ฆ๐—ฆ๐—˜๐— ๐—•๐—Ÿ๐—ฌ ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐— ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐— ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—–๐—› ๐—ข๐—ก ๐—ช๐—”๐—ฆ๐—›๐—œ๐—ก๐—š๐—ง๐—ข๐—ก ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ๐—ฆ
June 18, 2022
https://nysppc.org
https://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/june18/

Any nation that ignores nearly half of its citizens is in a moral, economic and political crisis. There were 140 million people who were poor or one emergency away from economic ruin before the pandemic. Since March 2020, while hundreds of thousands of people have died, millions are on the edge of hunger and eviction, and still without health care or living wages, billionaire wealth has grown by trillions.

There are abundant resources to meet our needs, and we march to summon the political [โ€ฆ]

May 20th, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts|

Over 100 attend John U. Miller Memorial CROP Hunger Walk 2022

05/12/2022
๐—ข๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ ๐—”๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—–๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—ฃ ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ธ
Well over 100 walkers registered on Sunday, May 1, at First Lutheran Church in Albany for the John U. Miller Memorial CROP Hunger Walk. In addition, many other walkers and congregations chose to walk on a different day and/or route. With over $77,000 collected, the $100,000 goal is in sight.
The ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ธ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ต ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜†. To register as a walker, set up a team, and/or make a donation, visit the Albany CROP Walk web page at https://www.crophungerwalk.org/albanyny.

Pictures of the Opening Ceremony and the Walk can be seen on Facebook at @CapareaCROPHungerWalks.
More info also on the Capital Area Council [โ€ฆ]

May 12th, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts|

May eNews from GardenShare

05/07/2022
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Join us on ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐Ÿด๐˜๐—ต, 2022 for GardenShareโ€™s Annual Fundraising Dinner at 1844 House. Proceeds from the dinner support GardenShareโ€™s work to make healthy, sustainable food choices accessible to everyone in our community. Tickets are $85 per person. Cocktails will be from 5:30 to 6:30 with accompanying music by Doug Rubio, and dinner will begin at 6:30pm.
๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—ฉ๐—ฃ ๐—ฏ๐˜† ๐—ง๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿญ๐˜€๐˜, ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ- you may make your reservation via email to office@gardenshare.org, or call 315.261.8054.

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May 7th, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts, Newsletters|

Food As Medicine Covening virtual event June 30, 2022 1-3pm

05/07/2022
๐—๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—ป @๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐˜† ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ก๐—ฌ๐—ฆ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€.
Register today for virtual kickoff on June 30th, 2022, 1:00-3:00 pm:
https://abhealth.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEvcu2hrj0sHNRGoljIKY3bVBZY-XR9Vhco

Food as Medicine (FAM) interventions change lives. From veggie RX and food pharmacies to medically tailored meals and groceries, and more, we are coming together to develop a community-informed FAM plan for NY that integrates medically tailored food and nutrition services into the stateโ€™s Medicaid program, improving health and reducing healthcare costs. The Food as Medicine Workgroup of the NYS Council on Hunger and Food Policy, The Food Pantries for the Capital District, and the New York State Community Food Assistance [โ€ฆ]

May 7th, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts|

Your May Monthly Harvest from NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets is here!

05/05/2022
๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ต๐—น๐˜† ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ก๐—ฌ๐—ฆ ๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—”๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—น๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ!
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๐—š๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—Ÿ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—•๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐˜€ ๐—š๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜‚๐—ณ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฃ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—–๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ด๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—–๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐˜๐˜†
Governor Hochul announced that Great Lakes Cheese broke ground on a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing and packaging plant in Franklinville and Farmersville. With a capital investment of more than $518 million, the project is the largest infrastructure investment in the companyโ€™s history and the largest economic development project in the [โ€ฆ]

May 5th, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts, Grants, Newsletters|

May 14th – Labor Power & The 3rd Reconstruction

04/29/2022
Join the Labor Religion Coalition (https://www.laborreligion.org) in person and virtually on ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฐ๐˜๐—ต for ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—•๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ช๐—˜๐—ฅ & ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐Ÿฏ๐—ฅ๐—— ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—–๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—จ๐—–๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก
Worker organizing is a key front of struggle in the battle for racial and economic justice. The COVID-19 pandemic helped spur workers into action in response to poor wages, working conditions, and lack of power in the workplace. The โ€œGreat Resignation,โ€ increased media attention on strikes, and the Amazon and Starbucks unionizing campaigns, for example, all point to a growing awareness among workers of the injustice of our current economic system and the power that their labor represents. Farmworkers in New York State are also launching [โ€ฆ]

April 29th, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts|

Medicaid Waiver Public Hearing

04/26/2022
๐—ง๐—›๐—œ๐—ฆ ๐—ง๐—›๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐——๐—”๐—ฌ ๐—”๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿด- ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฝ๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด

The ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—›๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜๐—ต will conduct a ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฝ๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ต๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—”๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿด, ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ, ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐Ÿญ ๐—ฝ๐—บ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐Ÿฐ ๐—ฝ๐—บ to provide an overview of the Stateโ€™s 1115 waiver amendment request and allow members of the public to provide comments.

๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ-๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ for anyone wishing to provide oral comment using this link:

https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?MTID=e440388fd1bde4d353e94606bd0945ccc

Individuals who wish to provide comment will need to register with an โ€œSPโ€ in front of their name (ex: SP Jane Doe) and must email 1115waivers@health.ny.gov ๐—ป๐—ผ ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—”๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿณ, ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ, ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐Ÿฐ๐—ฝ๐—บ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—บ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป.

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April 26th, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts|

Fresh Food Connect Informational Webinar – Zoom

04/26/2022
An open invitation to local hunger relief & food access organizations from Fresh Food Connect

Are you looking for new ways to connect with your local community?

Fresh Food Connect works with hunger relief & food access organizations to close a critical gap in local food systems. As we know, more than 1 in 10 people in the US experience food insecurity every year. At the same time, 1 in 3 US households grows some amount of food at home. Fresh Food Connect links these two through a mobile app that streamlines communication between you and your local home and community gardeners.

The process is simple: gardeners download the free app [โ€ฆ]

April 26th, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts|

LABOR AND THE 3RD RECONSTRUCTION | Labor Religion Coalition

04/22/2022
This monthโ€™s happenings at Labor Religion Coalition of New York State!

๐— ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ต ๐—ข๐—ป ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฆ๐˜. ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ก๐—ฌ๐—–
This past, Monday, April 11th, faith leaders, organizers, and poor and low-wage workers gathered in New York Cityโ€™s Wall Street, for a Moral March and Mass Gathering. The gathering was a part of a series of mobilization tour stops the Poor Peopleโ€™s Campaign: A National Call For Moral Revival is co-hosting nationwide. Each tour stop leads us to the historic Assembly and March in Washington DC on June 18, 2022: https://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org/.

Thank you to all who testified including, Jennifer E. Cuffee-Wilson who shared from the pulpit more [โ€ฆ]

April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts|

Your April Monthly Harvest from NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets is here!

04/09/2022
๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—”๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ต๐—น๐˜† ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ก๐—ฌ๐—ฆ ๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—”๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—น๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ!
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โ€ข NYS Grown & Certified Updates
โ€ข Funding Opportunities
โ€ข Spotlight: New Yorkโ€™s Source Water Buffer Program

๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—•๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—–๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฒ
Commissioner Ball toured maple farms across the state in March to celebrate maple season and New Yorkโ€™s maple industry! Throughout the month of March, maple farms opened their doors to the public to offer tours and pancake breakfasts, sell maple products, and demonstrate the syrup-making process, which includes the traditional system of hanging buckets on trees or more modern methods of [โ€ฆ]

April 9th, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts, Grants, Newsletters|

April eNews from GardenShare

04/05/2022
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Thanks to Stewartโ€™s Shops Holiday Match Grant, GardenShareโ€™s Bonus Bucks program can reach even more local families in need.

The Stewartโ€™s Holiday Match Grant has distributed nearly $34 million since the programโ€™s inception. This year, GardenShare was a lucky recipient.

Bonus Bucks is a cost-sharing program for income-eligible St. Lawrence County residents. The program assists participants in purchasing either a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share or items at any of the five St. Lawrence County farmers markets.

To learn more about Stewartโ€™s Holiday Match Grant, visit their website: [โ€ฆ]

April 5th, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts, Newsletters|