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Troy organizations provide free buses for early voters


TROY, N.Y. — A coalition of community organizations in Troy are providing free buses to early voting sites.

“We want to level the playing field by providing an opportunity for people to make it out to vote,” Deacon Jerry Ford of the United Ordained Church in Troy, who is helping to organize the …

Voter Registration at Freedom Square

Early Voting!


ALBANY COUNTY:
Click here for details on voting early in Albany County.
COLUMBIA COUNTY:
Click here for details on voting early in Columbia County.
RENSSELAER COUNTY:
Click here for details on voting early in Rensselaer County.

In Rensselaer County, the Board of Elections Commissioners from both the Democratic and …

Sustain the Sanctuary.


Don’t ever get discouraged.

Sanctuary Board of Directors & Staff


Sanctuary Board & Staff

Kathy High (Co-founder and NATURE Lab Coordinator), Guggenheim Award winning bio-artist. High is acting department head and professor in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and was awarded a lab in the Center for Biotech and Interdisciplinary Studies in collaboration with NATURE Lab. She teaches …

Survey


Greetings!

The pandemic is causing us to significantly reframe our programming. We are evaluating ways we can continue our work with the passion and commitment of the past 15 years.

We could really use advice! Your input is critical to our survival and how we move forward.

You are …

Sustain our communities.


Now is not the time to slow down!

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For Black Lives


Black Lives Matter.

Listen here for local coverage of the Movement for Black Lives. This playlist includes all of the speeches from Troy’s Rally for Black Lives on Sunday, June 7, as well as more recent words from those fighting for justice:

MediaSanctuary · Rally For Black …

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For Black Lives


Black Lives Matter.

Listen here for local coverage of the Movement for Black Lives. This playlist includes all of the speeches from Troy’s Rally for Black Lives on Sunday, June 7, as well as more recent words from those fighting for justice:

MediaSanctuary · Rally For Black …

Stephanie Gilmore Former Diamond Hill Nurse


Correspondent Melissa Bromley spoke with Stephanie Gilmore, a former nurse at Diamond Hill Nursing …

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Dr. Frank Coughlin On How To Protest Safely


Is it safe to rally with hundreds of other people during this pandemic? What’s …

Health Autonomy Clinic Live Interview


Dr. Ariela Zamcheck is a facilitator for the Health Autonomy Clinic, a workshop series …

If you want to help


Like many organizations and innumerable individuals and families, the Sanctuary is facing challenges.

Our main concern is the health and safety of you: our volunteers, interns, staff, board members, and beloved community members. Although we had to cancel our spring season and pivot to virtual programming, we are deeply grateful …

Happening now


We miss you. If you miss us and aren’t already involved, please consider joining in some of the Sanctuary’s ongoing activities. We are so grateful to be able to continue this work while minimizing the risk of Coronavirus exposure.

The Sanctuary’s community radio, youth education, urban gardens, environmental activism, artistic …

If you want to help


Like many organizations and innumerable individuals and families, the Sanctuary is facing challenges.

Our main concern is the health and safety of you: our volunteers, interns, staff, board members, and beloved community members. Although we had to cancel our spring season and pivot to virtual programming, we feel deep gratitude …

COVID-19 Special Coverage


We are extremely grateful to be able to serve our community during this pandemic. Producing hyper-local radio and video coverage of COVID-19 that can’t be found anywhere else is a reminder of how important community media is. None of this programming would be possible without the daily work of a team of volunteers and …

Jamel Mosely

Jamel Mosely on the reality of being a freelancer right now


Jamel Mosely is a co-founder of Root3d, Collectiveffort, and Mel eMedia. He’s also a …

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E.R. Doctor Frank Coughlin on COVID-19


Dr. Francis Coughlin is an E.R. doctor working in Troy as well as Western …

Apricots blossoming in Collard City Growers gardens

Happening now


We miss you. If you miss us and aren’t already involved, please consider joining in some of the Sanctuary’s ongoing activities. We are so grateful to be able to continue this work while minimizing the risk of Coronavirus exposure.

The Sanctuary’s community radio, youth education, urban gardens, environmental activism, artistic …

Ellen McHale New York Folklore

Ellen McHale of New York Folklore on “Grimm”


Ellen McHale, Executive Director of New York Folklore came by to tell us about …

Miriam Larson, Executive Director of the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center


Miriam Larson is the new Executive Director of the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media …

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